WELCOME

The Victorian Continence Resource Centre works to promote continence for all Victorians. 1:4 people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds experience loss of bladder and/or bowel control referred to as incontinence. The majority of people do not seek help because of embarrassment, shame or thinking nothing can be done.

Our Vision: Speaking Up for Continence Health
Our Mission: Awareness, Prevention and Treatment

Bladder and Bowel Clinic

The VCRC Continence Assessment Clinic (Continence Solutions 4 U) is Now Open for Business!

Appointments are necessary – Consultations can be done in our clinic, at your home or virtually – We work with all age groups and conditions .

Visit our Bladder and Bowel Clinic  page for further information!

Click here to see our reviews on Clickability



Thank you to our Sponsors

In addition to the HACC funding we receive, the CFA Vic Branch Inc has been supported by a number of companies over the past 2 years and we wish to acknowledge them for their sponsorship.

 


Recent Posts

Bridge Autumn 2015

This free magazine is written for people with incontinence and their family, friends or carers. This edition’s focus is on carers and the unique challenges they face.

read more

My Best Friend Max

A common thread that links our pets and our babies is their inability to talk and yet they are very capable of ensuring that their needs are met. Parents, care givers and pet owners innately develop their powers of observation, they listen to the intonations of the cry, the bark , the meow, the tweet, the thump, or the whine and they learn to understand that particular gestures, grimaces and behaviours require action and somehow babies thrive and pets live to a ripe old age! At different times in our lives we will need to rely on someone to understand our needs if we are unable to communicate with words or we are not able to speak the native language. During these times, we are reliant on others to utilise their powers of observation and give us the care we need. If this doesn’t happen then the consequences can be dire. The summer of 2013- 14 in Victoria was extremely hot, we had days and days of unrelenting heat with temperatures above 35 degrees Celsius. Commentators on TV and radio were giving us an endless array of tips to stay inside, keep the air-con on, check on your elderly or frail neighbours and make sure you stay hydrated. During this heat wave my husband and I had a 5 day holiday in Tasmania. The plane was late taking off because the tarmac was so hot, it had become soft and boggy. While we were away I had entrusted the care of my pets to my teenage daughters and in the back of my mind was a niggling concern that... read more