Incontinence can be scary for anyone at first and it can happen to anyone at any age. Whether it has happened or not, it is useful to know what your options are if it happens to you or someone you know – this isn’t always common knowledge because we never needed to know. So, keep […]
Skin care is a vital, yet often forgotten element of incontinence care. Clinical research specialist James B. Lutz states, “incontinence is associated with considerable morbidity as it predisposes individuals to perineal rashes, pressure sores, indwelling catheters, infections and urosepsis.” He continues, “to the patient it represents considerable embarrassment and frequently leads to self-isolation.”
For many people, urinary and bowel incontinence can lead to sleep complaint resulting from psychological factors. Incontinence bed pads have been designed to ensure your bed stays dry, keeping you comfortable and able to have a good night’s sleep.