Under COVID-19 Current Stage 4 Government restrictions & guidelines our Bladder and Bowel Clinic remains open for business. See below or visit our Bladder and Bowel Clinic page for further information.
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
Our Values: Collaboration; Respect; Empowerment; Dignity; Service
VCRC Bladder and Bowel Clinic
Under COVID-19 Current Stage 4 restrictions & guidelines our Bladder and Bowel Clinic remains open for business.
In light of the current COVID-19 Pandemic we continue to take strict measures to minimise the risk to clients and staff according to current regulations.
Our current Stage 4 restrictions policy is to provide alternatives to face to face contact such as telehealth consultations wherever possible.
Appointments are necessary – Consultations can be done by phone or video consultation – We work with all age groups, conditions and abilities.
Visit our Bladder and Bowel Clinic page for further information!
The Victorian Continence Resource Centre now provides Bladder and Bowel Clinic Assessments for all ages serving all of Victoria.
This six (6) hour program aims to provide Division 1 Registered Nurses and Division 2 Nurses with the theory and the clinical skills required to insert suprapubic (SPC) and indwelling urethral catheters (IDC).
Many people have been doing intermittent self –catheterisation (ISC) since childhood. They had incomplete bladder emptying as a result of conditions such as Spina bifida and required catheterisation from a very early age.