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The Colostomy Association is a UK registered charity representing the interests of people with a colostomy. Colostomy is not a subject that is openly discussed - hence there is a general lack of public knowledge on what it's like to have a stoma*. We offer support, reassurance and practical information to anyone who may be about to have, or already has a colostomy. The Association provides assistance to those who are new to living with a colostomy as well as those who have been colostomates for many years. Appropriate support and advice is offered to families and carers both before and after surgery.
A chronic inflammatory disease, primarily involving the small and large intestine, but which can affect other parts of the digestive system as well.
Does your Aunt have Hirschsprung's disease?Although usually associated with newborn babies, I believe it can also develope in later life.http://www.hirschsprungs.info/
Hope your Aunt has a speedy recovery.