“Assessment of urinary incontinence in an adult”
Incontinence of urine can be a very socially disabling condition. There can also be physical, psychological and financial ramifications.
Incontinence is a symptom of an underlying condition, it is not a disease itself. There is always a cause for the problem.
Assessment of incontinence is the first step in providing care for a person suffering from incontinence.
In this session you will:
- Gain an understanding of the importance of assessment of urinary incontinence in an adult
- Understand what can cause incontinence
- List the essential components of an assessment
- Be able to adapt the components to suit the clients in your own care