Visualise your pelvic floor and see exactly what it is, where it's located and why it is important to train this hidden group of muscles.
For more information and advice, phone the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66.
The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body promoting bladder and bowel health. 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 bladder and bowel control problems. Phone a nurse on 1800 33 00 66 for free advice.
Helen O’Connell is a Professor, Department of Surgery, at the University of Melbourne and the Director of Surgery and Head of Urology at Western Health, Victoria. She is a leading researcher in the area of female pelvic anatomy and was the first woman to complete training as a urologist in Australia. Prof O’Connell is the Chair for the 2021 International Continence Society meeting in Melbourne.
We know that exercising your pelvic floor muscles can help bladder and bowel control, but two physios have done some research and found that there can be a happy side effect.
The 2019 Continence Foundation’s Carer of the Year Award recipients are Vanda and Keith Fear, from Curlewis in Victoria.
The Continence Foundation of Australia’s SA Branch Meeting takes place 2-3 April at the Pier Hotel in Glenelg.
The theme for this event is ‘Pathways to Continence: getting there with better care’. The program includes pre-conference workshops, breakfast presentations, and a post-conference cocktail party.
Early bird rates available until 20 March 2020.
The Victorian Branch of the Continence Foundation of Australia will be holding their 9th Annual State Conference on Thursday 14 May and Friday 15 May 2020.
The theme for this year's conference is 'Contemporary Continence Care'.
The Continence Foundation of Australia New South Wales Inc. is pleased to present this one day State Conference for health professionals with a special interest in continence management.
The theme for this year’s event is “Everything you always wanted to know about…continence”.
Early bird registrations open Monday 2 March.