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This course provides the knowledge and skills required to enable health and social care staff to be aware of the problems of incontinence and be able to work with this condition in a way which minimises the individuals’ distress.

This course will be delivered by a variety of teaching methods including: presentations; case studies; small group discussion; whole group discussion; individual work; video presentation.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Factors that affect the management of continence
  • How incontinence may affect an individual’s well being
  • Methods which may be used to identify incontinence problems
  • Strategies to assist individual experiencing continence problems
  • Use of equipment to manage continence
  • Monitoring and reporting support for continence
  • Physiological and neurological functional effects of dementia, stroke, CVE, MS, spina bifida or spinal injury as well as patients with severe cognitive impairment or learning difficulties with regards to continence
  • Duty of care and person centred care planning

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.