Visualise your pelvic floor and see exactly what it is, where it's located and why it is important to train this hidden group of muscles.
For more information and advice, phone the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66.
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.
Audrey Burgin has more than 45 years’ experience as a community nurse, and 15 years’ experience as a continence nurse specialist focused on community and aged care in Queensland. Audrey has a keen interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion and is currently employed as a clinical nurse, caring for patients attending an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Clinic in Brisbane.
Since 1989, the Continence Foundation of Australia has advocated for generations of Australians, providing awareness, education and information to achieve its vision of a community free from the stigma and restrictions of incontinence.
Do you know a carer that deserves an award?
Approximately 540,000 at-home carers around Australia provide daily continence support and the Continence Foundation is seeking to recognise them with the 2019 Carer of the Year Award.
The Continence Foundation of Australia's Queensland Branch will hold their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 24 October.
Using the newly updated Continence Resources for Aged Care, this interactive webinar will talk you through continence assessment, management planning, and meeting the requirements of the recently released Aged Care Quality Standards.
The premier Australian meeting for health professionals working in bladder, bowel and pelvic health returns to Melbourne on 13-16 November 2019 for the 28th annual National Conference on Incontinence (NCOI).