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Incontinence: A problem in anyone's language

Talking about incontinence can be difficult, but it doesn't matter what language you speak, help is available.

Our language pages have fact sheets and audio translations on bedwetting, pregnancy, pelvic floor muscles, and products.

Incontinence is important in any language, find the help you need in your language: continence.org.au/other-languages

Promoting bladder and bowel health

More than 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems. The Continence Foundation of Australia's vision is to have a community free of the stigma of incontinence. We provide information on funding, referral and products. We also offer free resources for individuals, carers and professionals to help treat weak bladder, leakage, constipation and bedwetting. Phone a nurse on 1800 33 00 66 for free advice.

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News

Toilet training - it's all in the timing

Even though the weather is perfect for toilet training, timing when you toddler sits on the potty is just as important.

How much water should we drink?

We often hear recommendations about how much water we should drink. But there’s just one simple rule that all health authorities agree on; drink to satisfy your thirst – no more, no less.

Successful recipients of 2014 ABF grants round announced

The ABF grants round provides an opportunity for health professional working or with an interest in continence management to apply for grants from the ABF.

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Events

Re-claim your core!, Mill Park Community House, VIC

04 Feb 2015

Pelvic floor and deep core education and exercise classes for women.

Culture and Continence, ACT

23 Feb 2015

To improve health professionals’ knowledge, skills and confidence in supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse clients and residents by raising awareness of the issues affecting the continence care of elderly people.

Culture and Continence, Queanbeyan, NSW

25 Feb 2015

To improve health professionals’ knowledge, skills and confidence in supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse clients and residents by raising awareness of the issues affecting the continence care of elderly people.

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Online incontinence support forum

Disposalof incontinence pads and other urinary drainage devices

Hi Flora, i had the same issue when i started studying at TAFE last year. Trying to avoid the inevitable questions ...

Posted on 01 Feb 2015

Support forum for young people

     Hi Anon 16298It is great to meet you and it is really super to see you interacting on the forum...

Posted on 30 Jan 2015

Local resource centres

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Your local resource centre can provide information, education and advice on bladder and bowel control problems.

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