Course Code: TT108 - Course Duration: 3 Hours

Webinar Available for this course

This course is now being delivered to groups via live webinar and will be delivered by our professional and qualified educators.
If you require further information, please complete the booking enquiry form on this page or call 01242 371 999

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. We will help attendees understand the causes, prevention and management of continence issues.

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Course Content:

Factors which may cause an individual to be incontinent.

How incontinence may affect an individual’s wellbeing.

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 incontinence problems.
  • Effects of incontinence & what to look out for?

Course Assessment and Certification

There 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.

This course is often booked with the following course:

Open Courses

This course is also delivered on one of our “Excellence in CareSeries open courses in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

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Onsite Training Locations

Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations 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 organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.

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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!