In March 2018, the #LaughWithoutLeaking awareness campaign was launched. It featured the Comedy Queen of Continence, Bev Killick, who has lived with incontinence her entire life.
Visit laughwithoutleaking.com.au for more information.
Did you know that over 5 million Australians over the age of 15 are incontinent and 80% of cases are women? For information & advice call the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66, Mon - Fri, 8am - 8pm.
The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body promoting bladder and bowel health. The Continence Foundation of Australia's vision is to have a community free of the stigma of incontinence. We provide information on funding, referral and products. We also offer free resources for individuals, carers and professionals to help treat bladder and bowel control problems. Phone a nurse on 1800 33 00 66 for free advice.
World Toilet Day is a stark reminder that 4.5 billion people still live without a safe toilet, including school kids in Australia.
The 27th National Conference on Incontinence, held in Hobart on 24-27 Oct 2018, was a great success. A special thanks to the over-500 attendees, sponsors and 39 exhibitors for being so engaged with the Conference and making it a stand-out event.
Former nurse and foster carer, Susanna Harrison of Far North Queensland has been named the Continence Foundation’s 2018 Carer of the Year.
FREE community education session - Join Lisa, Health Promotion Officer, for an information session about what is incontinence, risk factors, healthy bladder and bowel habits and where to get help.
The Continence Foundation of Australia invites you to attend a pilot of Core Foundations in Practice, covering:
- Function of the core and pelvic floor
- How to identify at-risk clients
- How to cue the pelvic floor
- Pelvic floor safe exercises
- Exercise modifications
ADMISSION IS FREE. Bookings are essential as places are limited.
The Continence Foundation invites you to attend the Continence Promotion in Aged Care education forum.
This one-day interactive forum will provide a unique opportunity to learn more about promoting bladder, bowel and pelvic floor health in older people and provide practical information about continence care and management.