Regional Continence Nurse

Incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine from the bladder or contents from the bowel.

A regional Continence Nurse Advisor that deals with incontinence issues visits the Community Health Centre once a month or can sometimes arrange home visits.

Services provided include:
• information and guidance
• management and advice (eg. access to funding and equipment)
• practical support
• education to the incontinent person, caregivers, health professionals and the community

For further information please contact Gippsland Southern Health on 6564 2749.

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