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Management guidelines

This page contains a range of management guidelines that have been developed for health professionals and carers to guide and assist them with patient care.

Nocturnal Enuresis Resource Kit (2nd Edition) 2018

The children's hospital at Westmead & John Hunter Children's Hospital supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Ferring Pharmaceuticals

A tool for healthcare professionals edited by A/Prof Patrina Caldwell and Dr Aniruddh Deshpande

Clinical guidelines for stroke management 2010

National Stroke Foundation

These guidelines are intended for use by health professionals. They present evidence-based recommendations related to stroke. 

Continence clinic service guidelines: service guidelines for Victorian continence clinic services (2004)

National Ageing Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

Faecal incontinence: the management of faecal incontinence in adults (2007)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) (UK).  

Guidelines for a palliative approach in residential aged care (2006)

Edith Cowan University, The National Palliative Care Program.

Evidence-based guidelines for support and guidance for the delivery of a palliative approach in residential aged care facilities across Australia.  

Management of incontinence in general practice (2002)

WA Research Unit of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Quality Dementia Care 1: Practice in Residential Aged Care Facilities for all Staff (2007)

Alzhiemers Australia.

This paper provides information for health workers and carers who care for people living with dementia, so that best practice care may be delivered.

Preventing falls and harm from falls in older people (2009)

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. Commonwealth of Australia.

Best practice guidelines for Australian hospitals and residential aged care facilities. These guidelines provide information on how to reduce or remove risk of falls in older people in the community and in hospitals and aged care facilities.

Spina bifida continence management (2001)

Spina Bifida Foundation of Victoria

To assist General Practitioners to help young people and adults with spina bifida to manage their own continence.  

Guidelines for the Use of Support Pessaries in the Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (2012)

International Centre for Allied Health Evidence

Guidelines to assist general practitioners, continence nurses and continence & women's health physiotherapists in primary care to prescribe and fit pessaries for women with pelvic organ prolapse. Includes a Management Algorith Tool (linked). 

More resources

Visit the Australian Continence Exchange for more resources for health professionals.

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