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The Australian Continence Exchange (ACE) is an online catalogue designed to assist health professionals in their approach to continence health management support. The site provides access to

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Pregnancy Pelvic Floor Plan App Flyer (English)
Free Pregnancy Pelvic Floor Plan App - Flyer. Pelvic Floor First App on reverse.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: June 2014

Promoting Pelvic Floor Safe Exercise - Fitness Professional Resource (English)
This resource has been developed for fitness professionals, and explains: the role of the pelvic floor; clients who are at high risk of pelvic floor problems; the signs and symptoms that could indicate a pelvic floor problem; exercises that can potentially harm the pelvic floor; pelvic floor safe exercises, and where you and your clients can access additional information and advice.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 2011

Protect Your Pelvic Floor - Stay in Control (English)
This brochure explains the importance of the pelvic floor muscles and exercise in helping to maintain good bladder and bowel control. Find out which exercises are safe pelvic floor exercises and exercises to avoid.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 2011

Recommended guidelines/core elements for continence content in undergraduate nursing and midwifery curriculum (English)
Recommended guidelines/core elements for continence content in undergraduate nursing and midwifery curriculum. Copies available also from www.bladderbowel.gov.au.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs

Returning to Sport or Exercise After Birth (English)
This factsheet explains the impact some exercises may have during pregnancy and early after childbirth in reducing pelvic floor muscle strength causing long-term bladder and bowel problems. It advises to seek professional advice and do low impact exercises until your pelvic floor muscles have regained their strength.  (Fact sheet)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 15 September 2016

Second Steps in the Management of Urinary Incontinence in Community-Dwelling Older People: A clinical practice guideline for clinicians with a special interest in continence -Second edition 2008 (Second Steps CPG) PART A (English)
Part A: This evidence based, best practice guideline includes advanced continence information for secondary level continence clinicians who have undergone post-graduate training in continence, or who have a special interest and experience in continence management. Downloaded with permission from Queensland Government MASS: http://www.health.qld.gov.au/mass/docs/resources/continence/secstepparta.pdf  (Guidelines)

Organisation/Publisher: HACC/MASS Continence Project

Second Steps in the Management of Urinary Incontinence in Community-Dwelling Older People: A clinical practice guideline for clinicians with a special interest in continence -Second edition 2008 (Second Steps CPG) PART B (English)
Part B: This evidence based, best practice guideline includes advanced continence information for secondary level continence clinicians who have undergone post-graduate training in continence, or who have a special interest and experience in continence management. Downloaded with permission from Queensland Government MASS: http://www.health.qld.gov.au/mass/docs/resources/continence/secsteppartb.pdff  (Guidelines)

Organisation/Publisher: HACC/MASS Continence Project

Second Steps in the Management of Urinary Incontinence in Community-Dwelling Older People: A clinical practice guideline for clinicians with a special interest in continence -Second edition 2008 (Second Steps CPG) PART C (English)
Part C: This evidence based, best practice guideline includes advanced continence information for secondary level continence clinicians who have undergone post-graduate training in continence, or who have a special interest and experience in continence management. Downloaded with permission from Queensland Government MASS: http://www.health.qld.gov.au/mass/docs/resources/continence/secsteppartc.pdf  (Guidelines)

Organisation/Publisher: HACC/MASS Continence Project

Skin Care and Incontinence (English)
This booklet explains how urinary and faecal incontinence can affect a person's skin integrity. It is a resource for people with incontinence as well as those caring for someone with this health condition. It answers common questions and offers solutions about skin care and incontinence.  (Booklet)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: July 2010

Soiling (faecal incontinence) in children (English)
This brochure explains the reasons why children (paediatrics) experience poor bowel control resulting in soiling (faecal incontinence). It offers advice on where parents can get help and the importance of realising that the problem can be treated.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 2008

Solving common bowel problems for people with spinal cord injury (English)
This booklet is an excellent tool and resource for people with a spinal cord injury who have bowel problems. It will assist in assessing and developing an individualised bowel management program. It is also suitable for people caring for someone with a spinal cord injury and a bowel problem.  (Booklet)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs
Date of publication/last review: 2011

Stroke and Bladder and Bowel Health (English)
This fact sheet has information about bladder and bowel control after a stroke, including the causes, types of control problems and where to get more help. It is for people who have had a stroke and those caring for them at home.  (Fact sheet)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: June 2010

Tackling Incontinence in the Community: A Training Resource for GPs (English)
This CD is an educational package for the intervention and treatment of incontinence. This is an excellent resource for general practitioners and practice nurses in primary care.  (CD/DVD)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs

Ten tips for bladder control (English)
This brochure was developed by the APA Continence & Women's Health Group to advise on better bladder control. To access this resource please contact the Australian Physiotherapy Association on (+61 3) 9092 0888.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Australian Physiotherapy Association
Date of publication/last review: 1999

The Companion Guide to “First Steps in the Management of Urinary Incontinence in Community-Dwelling Older People CPG” (2010) (English)
An A5 pocket guide to assessment and management of urinary incontinence, this user friendly summary of the key evidence from the ‘First Steps CPG’ can be referred to while in consultation with a client. Downloaded with permission from Queensland Government MASS: http://www.health.qld.gov.au/mass/docs/resources/continence/firststepscompanion.pdf  (Guidelines)

Organisation/Publisher: HACC/MASS Continence Project

The Continence Guide: A Guide to Bladder and Bowel Health (English)
This booklet is a thorough guide for anyone experiencing or caring for someone with bladder or bowel problems. It covers the types and causes of incontinence and the treatment and management options available.  (Booklet)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia

The Dry Night - A guide for parents (English)
The Dry Night is one of three booklets about childhood (paediatric) enuresis (bedwetting). This booklet will help parents obtain a better understanding of the the causes and treatment of bedwetting. Developed by the CFA and funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.  (Booklet)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs
Date of publication/last review: 2008

The pelvic floor (English)
This brochure includes information about pelvic floor muscles and exercises and health tips to improve bladder control. To access this resource please contact the Australian Physiotherapy Association on (+61 3) 9092 0888.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Australian Physiotherapy Association
Date of publication/last review: 2003

The Pregnancy Guide (English)
This booklet contains information about bladder and bowel control during pregnancy and after childbirth, and explains the role of the pelvic floor muscles and how to exercise them. The booklet provides information about a range of topics including abdominal muscle bracing, sex during and after pregnancy, pregnancy and exercise, haemorrhoids, prolapse and pelvic floor problems after birth. The booklet also provides information on where to get help if you experience bladder or bowel control problems.  (Booklet)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia

The prostate and bladder problems (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
This brochure describes prostate problems in men, how they affect the bladder, products available and ways to keep dry. It also explains about prostate cancer tests and treatment.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs
Date of publication/last review: 2016

Tips for Bedwetting Children Who Want to Enjoy A Sleepover (English)
This brochure aims to provide parents and children (paediatrics) with some practical tips for sleepovers and bedwetting (enuresis). It also discusses available treatments so children can manage to stay dry on camps and sleepovers.  (Brochure)

Tips for Supervising Someone Else's Child (English)
This brochure offers practical tips and advice for supervising someone else's child (paediatrics) if they have a bed wetting problem (nocturnal enuresis).  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 2009

Toilet Tactics Information Brochure (English)
Toilet Tactics is a fun, user friendly kit designed to help promote healthy bladder and bowel habits in primary schools. This brochure explains how the kit is divided into sections for teachers, students & parents and can be integrated into classroom activities for health education.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: June 2012

Toilet Tactics Kit (English)
Toilet Tactics is a fun, user friendly kit designed to help promote healthy bladder and bowel habits in primary schools. The kit is divided into sections for teachers, students & parents and can be integrated into classroom activities for health education.  (Pack)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 2012

Training the bladder (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
This brochure describes how a healthy bladder works in women. It explains simple things you can do to help train your bladder to hold more urine (pee) and tips on good bladder habits.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs
Date of publication/last review: 2016

Urinary continence management in women: A multidisciplinary approach (English)
Dr Anna Rosamilia, physiotherapist Janetta Webb and continence nurse Germana Ryan discuss assessment principals and management options for women with urinary incontinence: https://jeanhailes.org.au/health-professionals/webinar-library/urinary-incontinence-in-women-a-multidisciplinary-approach-live-webinar-rec  (Videos/Webinars)

Organisation/Publisher: The Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health

Urinary Obstruction, Retention and Bladder Scanning: Resource Package (2012) (English)
This self directed learning package has been developed in sections addressing topics relevant to urinary obstruction, urinary retention, bladder scanning and interpretation of results. At the end of each section are recommended readings, and questions for self assessment. Completion attracts Continuing Nursing Education points from the College of Nursing, Australia. Downloaded with permission from Queensland Government MASS: http://www.health.qld.gov.au/mass/docs/resources/continence/urinaryobstruct.pdf  (Booklet)

Organisation/Publisher: HACC/MASS Continence Project

Using a Bladder Diary or a Bowel Diary (English)
A bladder and/or bowel diary can be a helpful tool in managing urinary and faecal incontinence. Keeping a diary can be helpful for your doctor or continence nurse advisor to give them a clearer picture of your pattern of incontinence and in turn enable them to develop an individualised treatment plan.  (Fact sheet)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 2010

Watertight - For older children and adolescents (English)
Watertight is one of three booklets about childhood enuresis (bed‐wetting). Watertight aims to give older children, young adults and their parents, useful advice and information about the urinary system and explains how a common problem like bed‐wetting (incontinence) occurs and what can be done about it.  (Booklet)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs
Date of publication/last review: May 2003

What now? Helping Clients Live Positively with Urinary Incontinence (English)
The information in this booklet is published by the Department of Health and Ageing and is intended for health professionals who have an interest in urinary incontinence, but not necessarily specialist knowledge. It provides information to assist adult men and women with chronic urinary incontinence who are living independently in the community.  (Booklet)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs
Date of publication/last review: 2011

Where to get help (Checklist for carers) (English)
This fact sheet helps to clarify what help is available to the public for the assessment and management of incontinence. It explains the different types of services available and advises which particular health professional is right for you.  (Fact sheet)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 2015

Women’s bladder problems (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
This leaflet explains why some women leak urine (urinary incontinence) and gives tips that can help to stop leaking.  (Brochure)

Organisation/Publisher: Department of Health - Continence Programs
Date of publication/last review: 2016

World Continence Week Poster 2011 (English)
Each year the CFA produces a poster for Continence Awareness. These posters are for health professionals or organisations for extra supplies contact CFA National Office 03 9347 2533.  (Poster)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: 2011

World Continence Week Poster 2012 - 5 Steps (English)
Each year the CFA produces a poster for Continence Awareness.These posters are for professionals or organisations for extra supplies contact CFA National Office 03 9347 2533  (Poster)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia
Date of publication/last review: June 2012

World Continence Week Poster 2013 - Talk About Incontinence (English)
This poster for is for World Continence Week. These posters are for professionals or organisations for extra supplies contact CFA National Office 03 9347 2533 Talk About Incontinence - A Problem in Anyone's Language is the poster for 2013.  (Poster)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia

World Continence Week Poster 2014 - Managing the Mother Load (English)
This poster for is for World Continence Week. These posters are for professionals or organisations for extra supplies contact CFA National Office 03 9347 2533 Managing the Mother Load - Protect your Pelvic Floor is the poster for 2014  (Poster)

Organisation/Publisher: Continence Foundation of Australia

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