Under COVID-19 Current 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
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We are closed Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd of November for the Melbourne Cup Day Public holiday proceedings.
VCRC Bladder and Bowel Clinic
Under COVID-19 Current 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 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!
In celebration of the Global Learning Festival September 1- 4, we are holding a FREE online session run by our experienced Continence Clinicians for Parents with children of all abilities.
One of the most challenging things about caring for someone with incontinence is the washing.
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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.
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...