Australia’s premier multidisciplinary meeting for health professionals in bladder, bowel and pelvic health begins this week (20 – 22 Oct and 27 – 29 Oct 2020), hosted by the Continence Foundation of Australia.
The federal budget measure continuing access to Medicare-subsidised telehealth for general practice, nursing, midwifery, allied health, allied mental health services and specialist consultations is welcomed by the Continence Foundation of Australia.
The online National Conference on Incontinence (NCOI) 2020 is your chance to attend a gathering of leading continence experts from Australia and overseas. As a delegate, you'll engage with the latest incontinence research and practice - no travel or accommodation required.
In the midst of World Continence Week, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health has announced the Continence Foundation of Australia as a Community Partner for Women’s Health Week, 2-6 September 2019.
In order to help you at this time, we are answering the most asked questions about continence products and availability. We hope this information helps you.
Incontinence is expensive. We’re talking the kind of expensive that totals 67 billion Australian dollars. That’s the estimated total cost of incontinence in Australia, based on a 2010 Deloitte report.
Know your rights under the new Aged Care Quality Standards, in place from 1 July 2019.
Since 1989, the Continence Foundation of Australia has advocated for generations of Australians, providing awareness, education and information to achieve its vision of a community free from the stigma and restrictions of incontinence.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been hearing expert evidence and experience from around Australia, as it continues its inquiry into the aged care sector.
A Snapshot report revealed some startling results on how incontinence affects people’s lives. The findings were part of a nationally-representative survey conducted by the Continence Foundation of Australia. Sue Blinman, Manager of the National Continence Helpline, breaks down the results and gives her advice.