Incontinence Useful Links

About Incontinence

Bladder and Bowel Community
A charity providing information for people affected by incontinence, bladder and bowel problems.

Disabled Living
A charity providing information and advice on products including incontinence pads and pants to help manage bladder & bowel problems.

Association for Continence Advice
Organisation for healthcare professionals involved with incontinence.

International Continence Society
Organisation of international medical professionals concerned with incontinence.

Charity concerned for young people, children and their carers, affected by bedwetting problems.

A charity providing much-needed support and advice to people with bladder illness. COB are active on behalf of their members and other sufferers working with healthcare professionals, government and research funding to raise awareness of the debilitating effects of bladder illnesses.

For Carers

Carers UK
Support and information for carers.

Care Directions
The internet's empowering guide to care and rights of older people. Register for regular newsletter.

The Nursing Home Directory
The Nursing Homes Directory. is a national directory of Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Agencies in England and Wales. Additionally RightCareIndex produce publication directories for Cornwall and Devon with more planned in the future.

Local Carer Sites

Carers in Bedfordshire
Carers in Bedfordshire is a not-for-profit registered charity for family carers and past carers in Bedfordshire and Luton, including those whose cared-for are in a care home.

General Health Sites

Embarrasing Bodies - Kids
Website for the well-known Channel 4 series covering a number of conditions such as constipation and bed-wetting as well as incontinence. They also have a number of videos on their site.

Net Doctor
Website giving healthcare information on most medical conditions.

Articles, news, information, webcasts, message forums, resource directory and more. Covers conditions including prostrate cancer, parkinson's disease, crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis.

Older People

Age UK
Charity providing support and information to older people.

Alzheimers Society
Charity providing support and information to people with dementia and their carers.

Mabels...For the over 50s
Includes articles, news, humour, financial and retirement advice, money saving tips, nostalgia, health and mobility and more for the over 50s.

Offers you glorious comfort and absolute absorbency in reusable cloth menstrual pads. Whatever your size, shape or protection needs, there are gorgeous styles, colours and fabrics just for you! Wemoon is the healthy, natural alternative to toxic disposable sanitatary products.

Mitranoff Support
Mitrofanoff Procedure: Bladder defects are not a subject that is openly discussed. Hence there is a general lack of public knowledge on what it is like to have a Mitrofanoff. The website offers support and reassurance to anyone who may be about to have, or already has a Mitranoff and the people closest to them.