Continence Awareness/Stoma Care

Course Outline

To discuss the underpinning knowledge of the urinary and faecal systems. To discuss continence aids. To discuss urinary catheters and the care of equipment. To understand pra-pubic catheters. To understand the uses of urostomys, ileostomys and colostomys. To discuss how to promote continence. To discuss abnormalities.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is develped for care staff and support workers to raise their awareness of the causes of incontinence, the use of continence aids, promotion of good practice, and the care of individuals with catheters.

How long is the course?

Half day

What will you learn?

– To gain an understanding of continence care

– To be able to perform care tasks involving continence care


“I have worked with Jan over a period of 3 years. She has delivered all our mandatory health and social care candidate training over this period, following Skills for Care guidelines and the Care Quality Commission. She has excellent communication skills and is a very knowledgeable trainer.” (Operations Manager, Leeds)


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