Continence Care

Title: Continence Care

Duration: 1 Days 

Maximum Students: 12 

Certification: Awarding Body or In House 


This training course covers the considerations and planning in ensuring continence issues have been addressed when caring for someone. This course covers managing patient dignity, incontinence aids, cleaning and hygiene techniques. 

Continence is the ability to control the movements of both the bladder and bowel. Incontinence is when someone has little or no control over their bladder or bowel movements.

Incontinence can also occur where there are no problems with the bowel or bladder, but mobility or other issues make using the toilet difficult.

The course is suitable for anyone whose job role involves working in the care industry. It's suitable for workers of all levels, including managers, supervisors, staff, and volunteers. These include:

• Care workers

• Nurses

• Home carers

• Residential homes


By the end of this course, learners will understand:

• Understand about continence

• Learn techniques vital to health and social care

• Nationally recognised

• Fulfils legal responsibilities

• What is continence?

• The words people use about continence

• Diarrhoea and its causes

• Pressure management and skin care

• Infection control

• Abnormal body waste

• Skin care

• Continence aids

• Guidance on methods of pelvic floor training


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