Continence Management and Care Certification

About this course

Continence Management and Care

Incontinence is a problem that affects millions of British women and men. While incontinence is not a life-threatening condition, it can have a serious impact on the person’s physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

The good news is urinary and faecal incontinence can be well-managed and alleviated in most cases with the right treatment, intervention and support.

This course has been designed to help you understand what incontinence is, the signs and symptoms, and possible lifestyle interventions and medical treatments.

Healthcare and support workers working in a medical or social setting, and anyone caring for older adults who live with the condition, will find this course useful.

What you will learn

What You Will Learn:

  • What continence is and the common causes of urinary and faecal incontinence
  • Bladder and bowel functions and processes with regard to continence
  • Signs and symptoms of incontinence
  • Different types of continence and related symptoms
  • Lifestyle recommendations and medical therapies that can help relieve the condition
  • The different types of assistive devices that can help provide relief
  • Procedures and surgical intervention options that can help relieve incontinence
  • How to care for and support a person with incontinence

Benefits of Taking the Course:

  • Understand the extent and difficulty of incontinence and the different types of incontinence a person could be dealing with
  • Understand the different ways in which incontinence can be treated
  • The tips and strategies described in the course will help you support and care for someone with incontinence
  • Gain deeper insights into the hygiene and safety considerations involved

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