One Step at a Time Toilet Tips

One Step at a Time Toilet Tips

The app is a simple, practical tool that offers tips and pictures to help you and your child learn the key milestones of toilet training. The app contains a boy and a girl version. Each version has three sections:

Custom Sequence allows you to make your own toilet training picture sequence. You can record your own instructions in any language!

Water For Wellbeing Resource Kit

Water For Wellbeing Resource Kit

            Promoting adequate fluid intake for the frail older person A resource kit for HACC and Residential Aged Care The electronic resources covers information and advice on: Health benefits of adequate fluid intake Older people and the risk of dehydration Common water myths and facts Recommendations for hydration Evidence summary Download a copy of the Kit’s resources from the links below Water for Wellbeing Education tools for Staff and older people A guide to fluid intake Urinary Tract Infections Fluids and the older person Hydration awareness quiz for staff Frequently asked questions (FAQs) Practical tips for encouraging water consumption Are you drinking enough water? (Poster) Care Provision Tools for Staff Dehyration risk appraisal checklist My Daily Fluid intake Record Am I hydrated? Urine Colour Chart Management strategies for different types of fluid intake problems Organisation Tools Standard 2.10 Nutrition & Hydration Recommendations for...
Toilet Tactics Kit

Toilet Tactics Kit

The Toilet Tactics Kit aims to raise awareness of healthy bladder and bowel habits in Australian primary school communities and improve or maintain the standard of school toilets. For more information about the Toilet Tactics Kit, and to encourage your school to take up the initiative, phone the free National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66 or go to...
Awareness of Incontinence in Ethnic Communities Report

Awareness of Incontinence in Ethnic Communities Report

Incontinence is a common health issue that affects people across the life span. It is an issue that individuals find difficult to raise with health professionals. It is not easy for an adult to say ‘I wet myself’. Thus incontinence continues to be a taboo subject because of a complex of emotions it causes the person such as embarrassment, shame, and anxiety. Incontinence is the loss of bladder or bowel control. Urinary incontinence is defined as: the complaint of any involuntary leakage of urine (Abrams et al 2002). Faecal incontinence (bowel) is the involuntary loss of liquid or solid stool that is a social or hygienic problem (Norton et al 2005). A need for frequent toileting, a feeling of urgency and/or constipation can also be associated with incontinence. To access the full report please contact: info@continencevictoria.org.au  ...
Incontinence in Other Languages

Incontinence in Other Languages

Consumers and health professionals can now access information about incontinence   in 20 languages with written, audio and video formats available. The 1-17 translated fact sheets are also now bilingual and accessible from these pages. You can also access these fact sheets via the resource section on The Continence Foundation of Australia’s website. You can view the web pages and fact sheets by visiting www.continence.org.au/other-languages The Continence Foundation of Australia also launched 3 new guidelines around working with interpreters: Guidelines for conducting presentations with an interpreter Guidelines for health professionals – working with interpreters in a continence assessment Guidelines for interpreters – what to expect in  a continence assessment These 3 guidelines are available to download from the “resource” section of the CFA website under the “professionals”...