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 Stage 1 & 2 Shutdown does 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!
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.
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