Advice & Support
Nocturnal Enuresis – how to manage night-time bedwetting
Wetting the bed at night is something people normally associate with children. But nocturnal enuresis, as it is also known, is more common in adults than you may think. Studies reveal that 1-2% of adults experience nocturnal enuresis. Read More
Natural solutions for incontinence
Is your quality of life affected by urinary incontinence? Medications and surgery are not the only treatments. Studies show that, for many incontinence sufferers, natural interventions can make a big difference in alleviating symptoms. Read More
Is incontinence an inevitable part of aging?
Whatever your age, don’t allow incontinence to prevent you from living life to the full. Read More
Putting out the fire: how to stop the burning of skin damage caused by incontinence
As anyone who has suffered from IAD will tell you, irritated skin exposed to urine is like experiencing a severe burn. What starts off as a minor rash can rapidly become something that causes serious discomfort and distress. But the good news is that you can prevent it by taking some simple steps. Read More
Reaching out to the incontinence community
Although over 5 million Australians have bowel or bladder control problems, incontinence can be an isolating experience. Connecting with others through online forums or support groups can help you feel less alone. Read More
Six healthy practices for incontinence
Did you know that certain exercises – from pelvic floor exercises to bladder control practice – could help strengthen your muscles and improve incontinence? Here are the top exercises known to improve an overactive bladder and reduce incontinence's impact on your life. Read More
Food and drink to avoid when living with incontinence
A healthy diet is important to maintain bladder and bowel health. As part of a continence management plan you may need to change your lifestyle and pay closer attention to your diet. Here’s a handy guide to figuring out what you should and shouldn’t be consuming. Read More
How to choose the right treatment for you
By taking the time to investigate each lifestyle change and treatment option available to you in consultation with your doctor, you’ll be able to get the most out of life while living with incontinence. Read More
Winter skin care for loved ones
Taking care of your skin in winter is important. The skin is the largest organ that we have. Its main function is to protect us, but it becomes visibly affected by the passage of time. Read More
What is the difference between incontinence pads and sanitary pads?
Better protection and more discreet: why specially designed pads should be used for bladder weakness instead of sanitary pads. Check out the advantages. Read More
How to dress for exercising when wearing incontinence pads?
Having continence problems doesn’t have to mean the end of your exercise routine. The key to preventing embarrassing leaks is planning, and the place to start is your wardrobe. Read More
Does sex make incontinence worse?
Many people living with incontinence worry about the impact of incontinence on their social life, relationships and sex life. If you have concerns about incontinence in the bedroom, you’re not alone. Here’s how you can continue to enjoy a healthy sex life. Read More
Does your pad leak?
Can you receive funding for your incontinence?
If you’re faced with the financial burden of incontinence, there are some ways you can receive funding, both public and private.
Are there different types of incontinence?
Not all incontinence is the same. Incontinence can take many forms and, depending on many factors, it can have different triggers or causes. Here are some of the more frequently occurring forms of urinary incontinence, as well as what causes them. Read More
How can I manage incontinence at home?
Incontinence is a common issue for people of all ages. Whether you happen to be a carer or a person living with incontinence, you can take several steps to manage the problem and help ensure that incontinence does not affect living a normal, happy life. Read More
How can I treat incontinence?
If you are suffering from incontinence and need to use a pad, it is always advisable to change it often in order to keep your skin healthy. Most people suffering from urinary incontinence will need to change their continence pads regularly, about four to six times a day. Here’s a look at when you should change your pad and why. Read More
Why is my skin changing with incontinence?
When you’re struggling with incontinence, good skin care means more than simply cleaning with soap and water. Bladder and bowel leakage can take a major toll on your skin, especially the skin that comes into contact with urine. Read More
Are there any apps that can help me deal with incontinence?
Living in the digital age means there is an app for almost everything these days – including ones that help you manage your urinary incontinence. Here’s our list of five of the best apps out there, from ones that will help you with your bladder control exercises through to ones that will help you find the nearest toilet in an emergency. Read More
Dealing with incontinence
Don’t let incontinence make you feel isolated. With more than 4.8 million Australians dealing with incontinence, there is plenty of help at hand. Here’s how you can seek support. Read More
Do I have incontinence?
Incontinence is not a subject that's often discussed, but it's surprisingly common. There is a myth that only older people can develop incontinence but anyone at any age can be affected by the condition. Read More
A carer’s guide to skin integrity with an incontinent patient
42.5% of people with incontinence suffer some form of skin complication. Read More
10 questions to ask your doctor about incontinence
If you think you have incontinence, here are 10 questions to ask. Read More
Why Skin Care Is So Important
Our skin plays a major role in protecting us from the environment and works as a barrier defending against bacteria and infection. Read More
How can I be intimate with my partner when dealing with incontinence?
Receiving a diagnosis of incontinence can impact so many areas of your emotional, physical and psychological wellbeing – the last thing you need is for it to impact your sexual activities as well. Read More
Don’t let incontinence get you down: How to look after your mental health
Incontinence doesn’t just affect your physical health – it also can harm your emotional health. However, it’s important to remember thousands of Australians are managing this problem and you too can go on living a happy, fulfilled life even if you're living with incontinence. Read More
Five strategies for dealing with incontinence in difficult social situations
People with incontinence often worry about going out for social occasions. Here are five tips on how to be prepared and feel confident. Read More
Can incontinence be treated?
The bad news: urinary incontinence isn’t something that tends to go away on its own. The good news: there are lots of treatment options out there with the potential to help you manage your symptoms. Read More
Can stress cause incontinence?
Stress doesn’t just take a toll on your mental wellbeing; it also affects your body. But did you know that poor mental health can also be a factor in incontinence? Read More