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Continence Management


This course has been designed to help aged care workers understand the causes, types,  and impacts of urinary and faecal incontinence on an older person. It covers asking questions about incontinence sensitively, and  outlines some effective ways that support workers can help an older person to manage incontinence with dignity and independence.  

Learning Objectives:          

  • Define different types of incontinence, its causes and effects
  • Outline the processes to ensure assessment includes professional services
  • Understand how assessment is undertaken
  • Explain the requirements for dignity and privacy surrounding continence Demonstrate understanding of strategies to improve continence Describe some common continence aids that can be used to support continence

    Course Code: CLICM

    Standards Incorporated in this Course: 3&8

    CPD Value: 0.33