I care for someone with incontinence
The role of the carer is difficult at the best of times. But when it comes to issues like incontinence, it can become even harder to cope. For one thing, the person you care for might feel embarrassed or ashamed about the issue, and may refuse your help. In fact, incontinence is one of the most common reasons for families to move from home care to a nursing home.
That’s why it is so important to find out all the information you can. The more you understand about the condition, the more able you will be to offer effective support.
Here are some general tips and hints:
Caregiver Reference Guide [Internet]. 2018 [cited 3 August 2020]. Available from: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/597f302ed1758e9e17ad4099/t/5b52377f70a6ad64c9ea2400/1532114826902/Caregiver+Reference+Guide+-+NAFC.pdf.