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Droptober: squeezing in another good reason to lose weight

Thu 29, Sep 2016
October is Droptober month. There are many good reasons to drop down to a healthy weight - and your pelvic floor will thank you for it.

What NOT to do at the gym

Thu 22, Sep 2016
Sure, get fit for summer, but don’t make these seven common mistakes that can exacerbate bladder leakage.

Stroke Awareness Week this week (Sept 12-16)

Thu 15, Sep 2016
The Continence Foundation has several resources for people affected by stroke, their carers and health professionals.

RUOK Day - Depression associated with incontinence

Thu 08, Sep 2016
It’s RUOK Day (September 8). Incontinence, one of the least spoken-about health conditions, puts younger women at a higher risk of depression.

September is Dementia Awareness Month

Thu 01, Sep 2016
September is Dementia Awareness Month, and the Continence Foundation has several resources to support family members and care givers of people affected by dementia and incontinence.

Waist trainers. Muscle wasters?

Thu 25, Aug 2016
Is the advertising spiel around waist trainers to be believed?

National Conference on Incontinence Scholarship Program 2016

Tue 16, Aug 2016
Applications for rural and remote registered nurses and physiotherapists to attend the national conference are now open

World Continence Week videos uploaded

Thu 04, Aug 2016
Videos of two of our guest presenters at the World Continence Week breakfast launch are now available for viewing on our youtube channel.

Conference winners announced

Fri 29, Jul 2016
The winner of CFA's Continence Week Promotion Competition goes to...

August is Tradies Health Month

Thu 28, Jul 2016
The prospect of earlier death from preventable diseases compared to women has yet to convince some men to adopt healthier lifestyles. Perhaps the prospect of erectile problems might provide some motivation.

Diabetes Awareness

Thu 21, Jul 2016
Someone in Australia is diagnosed with diabetes every five minutes, and there are more than 4,400 amputations every year as a result of diabetes.

Sleep awareness week, July 4-10

Mon 04, Jul 2016
The Sleep Health Foundation warns not to ignore sleep disorders, of which nocturia is one.

Easy English fact sheets now available for download

Thu 30, Jun 2016
Easy English fact sheets for people who have difficulty reading mainstream texts are now available for download.

World Continence Week buzz

Thu 23, Jun 2016
It's World Continence Week and news about our members' health promotion events around the country is coming in daily.

Winner of the new continence helpline video survey draw announced

Thu 23, Jun 2016
We're pleased to announce the winner of the continence helpline video survey draw

Lifting the lid on bladder and bowel health

Fri 17, Jun 2016
New research shows that more than three quarters of Australians experiencing bladder leakage prefer to put up with the embarrassing problem than seek professional help, despite the fact most cases can be prevented, cured or better managed.

International Men's Health Week, June 13-19

Thu 09, Jun 2016
The prospect of an earlier death from preventable diseases compared to women has yet to convince some men to adopt healthier lifestyles. Perhaps the prospect of erectile problems, along with bladder and bowel consequences, might provide some motivation.

Bridge Winter 2016 now available

Fri 03, Jun 2016
Bridge Winter 2016 edition is out now!

Incontinence – a reality check

Thu 02, Jun 2016
Incontinence: a smelly and embarrassing problem frequently experienced by your elderly grandmother, right? Well, no actually.

Arthritis and its impact on incontinence

Thu 26, May 2016
It's Arthritis Awareness Week May 29-June 4. Some of the measures taken by people with arthritis to avoid urinary leakage, may in fact be exacerbating their incontinence.

Are you exercising right?

Thu 19, May 2016
It's Exercise Right Week May 23-27, and a timely reminder about why we need to protect our pelvic floor when exercising.

Burmese and Japanese language fact sheets added to CFA resources

Tue 17, May 2016
Burmese and Japanese language fact sheets on incontinence are available on CFA website

How much should you drink?

Thu 12, May 2016
Kidney Health Week is coming up (May 22-28), which is an ideal time to reinforce the Continence Foundation's and Kidney Health Australia's position on how much we should drink each day.

World Asthma Day May 3

Thu 05, May 2016
May 3 is World Asthma Day. Even though Asthma is a condition affecting the respiratory system, it can often have other impacts that aren’t quite as obvious.

Nocturia - a wake up call

Thu 28, Apr 2016
Nocturia, or waking up at night more than twice, is often considered trivial. However, its cost to individuals and society is considerable.

Carer of the Year nominations open

Thu 21, Apr 2016
Nominations for the 2016 Carer of the Year are now open. By nominating a carer, you are acknowledging the extraordinary sacrifices and contribution they make to our society.

Improving access to continence information

Thu 14, Apr 2016
During World Continence Week (June 20-26), a major focus will be on improving access to information for the one in five Australians living with disability.

Parkinson's: the hidden symptoms the most difficult

Wed 06, Apr 2016
It’s World Parkinson’s Day on April 11. While the external symptoms of Parkinson’s may be immediately apparent, it is the unseen symptoms that can cause the most distress.

World Autism Awareness Day, April 2

Thu 31, Mar 2016
Autism is often associated with faecal soiling. Read how a teenager's soiling stopped unexpectedly after receiving therapy for another matter.

Australian Bladder Foundation research grants round is now open

Thu 24, Mar 2016
Health professional members of the Continence Foundation of Australia can apply for an Australian Bladder Foundation research grant of between $5000 and $20,000.

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