Tracheostomy: How to prepare for safe travel

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Learn what to pack in your child's medical travel bag when you and your child leave the home.

Key points

  • Whenever you leave your home with your child, even for a short time, take your child's tracheostomy equipment and supplies in a medical travel bag.
  • Keep the medical travel bag stocked with enough supplies for an average day caring for your child.
  • Before you leave home, check that you have replaced any single-use items and that all equipment and machines are working.
Last updated: August 9th 2017