In our busy lives, how do we make time for continence health? Nurse Continence Specialist Janie Thompson leads the National Continence Helpline 1800 33 00 66 and answers this important question.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety released 148 recommendations for changes to the aged care system in its Final Report.
The Continence Foundation of Australia is hosting a free online panel discussion this Tuesday: A post Aged Care Royal Commission review on improving continence care. With years of combined experience, the expert panel will empower aged care staff and leaders to strive for best-practice continence care.
Mother’s Day is a reminder to think about the health of mums around Australia. Women who have had children are overrepresented in the statistics of people affected by urinary and faecal incontinence.
‘You will be ok’: Amy’s prolapse story six years on. Amy Dawes is the CEO and Co-Founder of the Australasian Birth Trauma Association. She shares the emotions and challenges of her birth experience, diagnosis and how far she has come since her diagnosis six years ago.
This World Sleep Day (19 March 2021), the Continence Foundation of Australia wants all Australians to see if their toilet habits are stopping them from getting a good night’s sleep.
What Australia-wide water bill savings would mean for people with incontinence. The Western Australia water provider led the way in supporting people with incontinence, now it’s time for all of Australia to do the same.
With 6.2 million Australians set to be affected by incontinence by 2030, the Continence Foundation of Australia’s Pre-Budget Submission calls for an urgent action plan.
This International Women’s Day (8 March 2021), we celebrate the achievements of women around the world. The day is also a chance to raise awareness and come together for women’s equality. Get involved at the IWD website and #IWD2021 hashtag on social media.
With 6.2 million Australians set to be affected by incontinence by 2030, the Continence Foundation of Australia is saddened that the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety barely rated the need for specialised continence support, education and training in its Final Report.