Continence Nurse Advisor

Continence Support & Care

Continence is the ability to control your bladder and bowel which can be a sensitive and important concern for some people.

Our registered nurses have over 30 years of experience in the continence area. 

Our nurses offer support in: 

  • Bladder and bowel control management
  • Diagnosis of incontinence
  • Management planning
  • Support and care planning to live uninterrupted lives

Appointments are free – No referral required​.

Continence Nurse Advisor Locations

Continence care FAQs

Incontinence can be caused by several factors, such as weakened pelvic floor muscles, nerve damage, urinary tract infections, hormonal changes, certain medications, and underlying medical conditions like diabetes.

Continence care refers to the support and management provided to individuals who experience difficulties controlling their bladder or bowel movements. It involves strategies and a range of methods and treatments to help people maintain continence (bladder and bowel control) or manage incontinence effectively.

Continence care can be important for many types of people, including the elderly, people with neurological conditions (e.g., multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease), those with spinal cord injuries, pregnant women, and individuals recovering from certain surgeries or medical conditions.

Incontinence can affect a huge range of different people at different stages of their lives.

Continence care can be provided through a range of methods, such as lifestyle modifications (e.g., dietary changes, fluid intake management), pelvic floor exercises, bladder training, use of incontinence products (e.g., pads, catheters), and medications in some cases.

Similarly to treatments for conditions, continence care is not a one-size-fits-all approach.

Yes, in many cases, continence issues can be treated, managed or improved or even cured. Proper assessment, diagnosis, and a personalised continence care plan can help address and treat the causes and improve bladder or bowel control.

Fees

Appointments are free – No referral required​.

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