If you or someone you care for experiences bladder or bowel control problems, you're certainly not alone. In fact, over 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems.
IT'S OKAY to feel many emotions when dealing with change. Some changes however, like working out how to manage incontinence in your life, can cause us to feel a sense of hopelessness...
People with dementia have memory loss and may be confused performing daily tasks – this includes toileting which leads to incontinence. They may not know they need to go to the toilet, have trouble finding a toilet and then not be able to undress appropriately in time.
Caring for a person with incontinence can be one of the most difficult aspects of responsibility. Not only can it cause frustration, but it also adds to your workload.
Problems with bladder control can increase as you get older, this is known as ‘incontinence’. According to the Continence Foundation of Australia, almost 4.8 million Australians are affected by incontinence.
Walking sticks (canes) come in a variety of styles, based around two main types; adjustable and non-adjustable. A non-adjustable walking stick is usually the older style timber walking stick with a crook or curved handle.
Electric Lift Chairs or ‘Rise & Recline Chairs’ are designed to help people stand from a seated position and/or assist people to recline the chair back and elevate their legs for either comfort or a medical condition.
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