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5 minutes with Janie Thompson

Mon 10, Dec 2018
Janie Thompson is the immediate past President of the Continence Nurses Society Australia and has over 20 years experience as a Nurse Continence Specialist. She works for Alfred Health Continence Service in Melbourne. more...

Working in Alice and beyond

Mon 10, Dec 2018
Physiotherapist Stephanie Boadle intended to return to Melbourne after a four-month rotation in Alice Springs in September 2017, but she loved it so much she has decided to stay.
Stephanie was one of 10 recipients of the 2018 National Conference on Incontinence Rural and Remote Scholarships. She’s seen the impact of incontinence and is passionate about continuing to help people in this area. more...

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Mon 10, Dec 2018
Following escalating media stories, the Australian Government announced a Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety in September 2018. We interviewed Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, the Hon. Ken Wyatt AM MP, to find out more about the Royal Commission. more...

Continence Support Now to help 250,000 workers

Fri 23, Nov 2018
An online continence pocket guide for the growing disability and aged care workforce is now
available to help improve the care that thousands of Australians receive in their homes.
more...

#ncoi2018 Wrap-up

Thu 08, Nov 2018
The 27th National Conference on Incontinence, held in Hobart on 24-27 Oct 2018, was a great success. A special thanks to the over-500 attendees, sponsors and 39 exhibitors for being so engaged with the Conference and making it a stand-out event. more...

Queensland grandmother named Continence Foundation’s 2018 Carer of the Year

Wed 07, Nov 2018
Former nurse and foster carer, Susanna Harrison of Far North Queensland has been named the Continence Foundation’s 2018 Carer of the Year. more...

New website to support teenagers with bladder and bowel concerns

Thu 25, Oct 2018
A new website to help up to 60,000 Australian teenagers with bladder and bowel problems, was launched today at the National Conference on Incontinence. more...

Incontinence and the mental health of over 5 million Australians

Tue 09, Oct 2018
Incontinence has a profound effect on the mental health of over five million Australians who are today living with bladder and bowel control problems.

World Mental Health Day (Wednesday 10 October 2018) is an opportunity for those people to know that there are effective treatments for incontinence as well as the anxiety and depression that commonly affects up to 1 in every 4 Australians. more...

Continence experts meet in Hobart

Mon 24, Sep 2018
National Conference on Incontinence, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, 24-27th October 2018.

The Continence Foundation of Australia, the national peak body for bladder, bowel and pelvic floor health, is showcasing the latest in incontinence research and practice at the 27th National Conference on Incontinence. more...

Laugh Without Leaking & World Continence Week 2018 wrap up

Thu 26, Jul 2018
This year, we launched a major public awareness campaign in March, Laugh Without Leaking. It featured comedian Bev Killick, who has lived with incontinence her entire life. And in June, we headed to Canberra to officially launch World Continence Week (WCW) at Parliament House with Health Minister Greg Hunt and Aged Care and Indigenous Health Minister, Ken Wyatt.
Read more about the campaign and World Continence Week. more...

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