Continence Promotion and Management
Continence is about the ability of a person to ‘control’ themselves and retain dignity. This half-day course explores ways care staff can promote continence and deal respectfully with incontinence when it may cause issues.
- What is continence?
- Maintaining dignity and privacy
- The environment
- The urinary system
- Causes of incontinence
- Diagnosing problems
- Risk factors that cause incontinence
- Skin care
- Continence aids
- Catheters and stomas
- Respectful use of pads and pants
- Bed protection
Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.