#Carers

August 27, 2020
How To Give Continence Care - 5 Tips

If you a carer looking after someone with incontinence, it can have its challenges. Keeping this in mind we have developed continence care tips to help you look after those with urinary incontinence. 1. Make sure that the person requiring care has a healthy lifestyle Nutrition is vital factor for your overall health. Quitting smoking […]

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June 23, 2020
Is Your Child Wetting The Bed?

Have you woken up in mornings to your child saying sorry for wetting their bed and pyjamas? You and your child should be comforted that help is available and the good news is they may grow out of it. What is Nocturnal Enuresis? Nocturnal enuresis is the involuntary urination while asleep, also known as bedwetting. […]

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May 28, 2019
Supporting Mental Health in UI Patients

Urinary Incontinence (UI) affects more than 423 million people worldwide. That’s 8.7% of the world’s population. Among those diagnosed with UI, almost half over the age of 65 depend on the care of others at home or in a nursing home. Urinary incontinence is a symptom of other health conditions, many of which are physical. […]

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March 20, 2019
Caring for People with Reduced Mobility

As caregivers, we deal with the day-to-day difficulties when it comes to providing adequate care to a patient or a family member that we must take care of. Carrying out this task properly for a bedridden or a patient with restricted mobility, regardless of their age, implies certain difficulties. There are daily basic needs that must […]

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March 20, 2019
Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that gradually destroys the dopamine neurons of the brain's dark substance. Dopamine is a chemical that transmits signals to the part of the brain that controls movement. When there is a loss of dopamine in the brain, it cannot co-ordinate with the rest of the body. The 3 major […]

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February 21, 2019
Sleep Hygiene and Night-Time Incontinence

Sleeping well is important for our health, both physical and mental. An adequate rest during the night sometimes is not as simple as it seems, especially when we begin to suffer urine losses. According to Dr. Eduard Estivill, Director of the Sleep Alterations Unit of the Institut Dexeus, "the consequences of poor sleep and rest […]

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February 21, 2019
Skincare & Incontinence

Our skin over the years is weakening and suffering as it changes, which can affect the loss of elasticity and hydration. Over the years, adult skin receives less blood flow, which causes wounds to take a longer time to heal. Therefore, it is vital to take care of every small injury that may arise. There […]

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January 23, 2019
How to Assess if your Patient has a Urinary Problem

On numerous occasions, you may encounter some patients who come for a consultation and have some type of urinary problem. Determining its origin, the causes and treatment is key to improve their quality of life and well-being. In general, experts follow this protocol to know the type of incontinence that your patient has: Voiding Diary: […]

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January 23, 2019
Disconnect from Work on your Days Off

All of us have stressful days, some days worse than others. We think that the day is never going to end, constantly watching the clock. The worst of those days is as we get home it is very difficult to disconnect from the day, especially if the stressful situations are constant and we don’t have […]

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