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Incontinence is the unwanted and involuntary leakage of urine or faeces. It affects people from all cultures and it is not normal. The good news is incontinence can be treated, and in many cases cured. On this page you'll find information translated in English to help you learn more about healthy bladder and bowel habits. Fact sheets are translated in your language. If you would prefer to listen to the information, click on the audio buttons.

Stephen Marburg, Continence Nurse Advisor, National Continence Helpline

"Incontinence can be an embarrassing problem, yet 1 in 4 people living in Australia experience it. You are not alone. Help is available. Speak to your doctor or call the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66."

 

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Last Updated: Sun 14, Jun 2020
Last Reviewed: Sun 29, Mar 2020