Incontinence

In-Home Incontinence Care

Many may think that urinary incontinence (inability to hold urine/ urinary leakage) is a natural part of the aging process; however, it is not. While bladder incontinence is very common in older adults, incontinence can be treated or managed with the right techniques involving bladder control and bladder function.

 

There are many types of incontinence, including:

  • Urge Incontinence
  • Overflow Incontinence
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Mixed Incontinence
  • Enuresis
  • Overflow Incontinence
  • Functional Incontinence

 

The potential causes for incontinence include:

  • Diet and/or Fluid Intake
  • Medications
  • Elevated Blood Glucose Levels
  • Musculoskeletal Weakness
  • Poor Mobility
  • Neurological Impairment

 

Potential adverse effects of incontinence

While having a continence problem may not drastically affect your life while you’re at home – it can easily creep into many other aspects of your life and have negative side effects including:

  • Social Isolation
  • Recurring Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Falls
  • Dehydration
  • Additional Expense
  • Trouble Sleeping

Our experienced staff of continence care nurses and therapists are here to help through our Bladder Health Program, providing specialized assessments, support, and customized incontinence care treatment plans to help get your incontinence under control.

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