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Reader Story: Catheter Self-Management

by Carers NZ

New Plymouth Family Care reader Frank Gaze shares his trials and tribulations of catheter self-management.

An Introduction to Managing Continence Needs at Home

This article is a great place to start if you’re managing your own or someone else’s continence needs at home.  It explains the basics including causes, treatments, continence assessments, tips…

Advice: Continence Assessments

If you are experiencing bowel or bladder incontinence, don’t assume it’s due to ageing. Ask for a continence assessment to discover what’s causing the problem. Perhaps it can be fixed!…


Continence: Hand Hygiene

Frequent hand washing is the best way to control infection risks. Continence Advisor Andrea Lord provides helpful tips about hand hygiene! The number one infection control measure you can take…


Accessible bathrooms around New Zealand

If you or someone you support needs a nearby and / or accessible bathroom while you’re out and about, or if you’re planning a trip to an unfamiliar region nationwide,…