Course Code: Course Duration: 3 Hours

Our Continence training will enable learners to deliver effective and thorough support to individuals who have continence difficulties.  The course is aimed at support workers with no experience on continence and can also be attended by nurses who may like to update their knowledge.

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We will help attendees understand the causes, prevention and management of continence issues, without side-stepping important matters.

Course Content:

Factors which may cause an individual to be incontinent.

How incontinence may affect an individual’s well being.

Causes of urinary incontinence including:

  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vaginal problems in women
  • Prostate problems in men
  • Constipation or faecal impaction
  • Insufficient fluids
  • Reaction to medication
  • Confusion
  • Pelvic muscle weakness
  • Trouble getting to the toilet
  • Problems with clothing
  • Damaged nerve

Causes of faecal incontinence including:

  • Constipation or faecal impaction
  • Insufficient fluids
  • Insufficient dietary fibre
  • Reaction to medication
  • Confusion
  • Pelvic muscle weakness
  • Trouble getting to the toilet
  • Problems with clothing
  • Damaged nerves

Methods which may be used to identify incontinence problems.

Strategies to assist individual experiencing continence problems.

Effects of incontinence & what to look out for?

Course Assessment and Certification

The is no formal assessment for this awareness course.  The trainer will continuously monitor attendees and on successful completion of the training learners will be issued with a certificate of attendance which is valid for 3 years.

Onsite Training Locations

Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small group organisations and across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisations work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you.

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Onsite Training for Continence Awareness Training

This Continence Awareness Training course and all of the Health & Social Care Courses in our portfolio can be delivered onsite in most cities and surrounding areas in England, Wales and Scotland including:

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Cardiff
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Ely
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Inverness
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Lichfield
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • City of London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newport
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Perth
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Preston
  • Ripon
  • Salford
  • Salisbury
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • St Albans
  • St Davids
  • Stirling
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Truro
  • Wakefield
  • Wells
  • Westminster
  • Winchester
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester
  • York
  • Wherever you are!

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