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
The VCRC Continence Assessment Clinic is Now Open for Business as usual!
In light of the current COVID-19 Pandemic we are taking measures to minimise the risk to clients and staff.
COVID-19 Current guidelines do not affect our Bladder and Bowel Clinic.
Our current policy is to provide alternatives to face to face contact such as phone or video 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!
This six (6) hour program aims to provide Division 1 Registered Nurses and Division 2 Nurses with the theory and the psychomotor skills required to insert suprapubic (SPC) and indwelling urethral catheters (IDC).
A free online Professional Development session with Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz was held on June 2, 2020. Incontinence is a longstanding pervasive biopsychosocial problem that was written about as early as the 2nd millennium B.C. in Egyptian manuscripts. In this...
Join us for a free online Professional Development session with Associate Professor Craig Hassed Stress, inattention, multitasking and haste are becoming ubiquitous in the modern world and they come at a significant cost in terms of wasted time, inefficiency, mistakes...
Our 9th Annual Victorian State Conference 2020 is going to be held over two (2) days from Thursday May 14th & Friday May 15th 2020.
This workshop is dedicated to Professionals working with families and children with additional needs. Our program attracts 5 Professional Devlopment (PD) hours. This workshop will cover:
The Victorian Continence Resource Centre now provides Bladder and Bowel Clinic Assessments for all ages serving all of Victoria.
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.
Can I just work my pelvic floor OR should I consider getting help from a pelvic health professional?
Check out this great new screening tool to help you know what to do about bladder, bowel or other pelvic health problems