Incontinence can cause a lot of distress. We will help you understand all aspects of continence health and suggest ways to support an individual with dignity and respect.
This continence care awareness course will provide an overall understanding of continence health. We will look at how incontinence can affect individuals and will offer some information about treatments as well as the importance of care plans. hygiene, and support.
Understand what incontinence is and the different types
Describe how the bladder and bowel work
Understand how to maintain a healthy bladder and bowel
Understand the limitations incontinence can bring to life
Explain how a catheter works
Understand the differences between Colostomy, Ileostomy and Urostomy
Identify issues with an individuals continence
Effectively assist an individual to write a bowel / bladder diary
Understand the hygiene aspects of supporting an individual with incontinence
Discuss care plans and why they will depend on the individual and their specific needs.