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What is the Continence Consumer Network (CCN)?

Why join the CCN?

Who can join the CCN?

How can you be involved in the CCN?

What are the benefits of joining the CNN?

 

What is the Continence Consumer Network (CCN)?

The Continence Consumer Network (CCN) has been established to partner with consumers to enhance consumer participation in the Foundation’s decision-making process. The CCN will be steered by the health promotion team.

Why join the Continence Consumer Network (CCN)?

The CCN will expand the Foundation’s ability to understand the needs and perspectives of a diverse range of consumers to ensure that its work is person-centered and reflects the community’s needs.

Who can join the Continence Consumer Network (CCN)?

  • A person with lived experience of incontinence
  • A carer of a person with lived experience of incontinence
  • A community-based organisation that is affiliated with improving the lives of people experiencing incontinence
  • An organisation that supports people at risk of incontinence

We encourage the following people to join the CCN:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people and communities
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • People with disabilities
  • Older Australians
  • People with lived experience of mental illness
  • LGBTQIA+ communities
  • Regional, rural, and remote communities
  • Children and some young people (parental supervision required)

How can you be involved in the Continence Consumer Network (CCN)?

  • Provide insight into the issues relating to incontinence and its effects on daily living
  • Give recommendations on behalf of other consumers to improve incontinence care.
  • Advocate on behalf of people experiencing incontinence
  • Support the Foundation's vision and mission
  • Support the Foundation's campaigns and activities
  • Give feedback and recommendations to improve the Foundation services
  • Provide media interviews
  • Connect and partner with like-minded organisations

Opportunities exist for involvement based on individual time and flexibility.

What are the benefits of joining the Continence Consumer Network (CCN)?

  • Share your personal stories
  • Work with our team to improve outcomes and advocate for people experiencing incontinence
  • Increase awareness and reduce the stigma of incontinence
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Recognition of your contributions
  • Membership to the Foundation
  • Invitation to events and activities
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Last Updated: Fri 25, Feb 2022
Last Reviewed: Tue 17, Mar 2020