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Childhood continence charity ERIC has developed online resources to help children understand about wee and poo
Bowel care lies at the heart of person-centred care.
Pelvic floor care
Young women were involved in developing a leaflet about pelvic floor awareness with the aim of maintaining and improving pelvic floor health
End of life continence care
A urinary catheterisation consent form for end of life care in the community prevents delays in care, improves patient comfort and supports preferred place of care wishes
The Catheter Trial was undertaken to establish whether antiseptic and antimicrobial-coated catheters were effective in reducing catheter-related infection
Although only a small number of patients require DRF, it is an essential part of their care and all NHS organisations must have a policy for manual bowel evacuation
Bedwetting can prevent children actively participating in social and school activities. Nurses can support and advise families as well as referring them for specialist help.
Nurses in any clinical setting may see a patient who has a stoma, so they need a good understanding of the basics of stoma management to ensure they provide holistic care