Presenter Sandra Ilett
- Continence Nurse
Sandra Ilett is a Registered Nurse and Midwife and for the past 20 years has worked as a Continence Nurse. She also has a Bachelor of Health (Child Health) and a Graduate Certificate (Continence).
Sandra works in private practice as a sole provider in a home visit service within a 100km radius of where she lives near Childers. This continence care is provided to clients of any age through the lifespan.
Sandra also works one day per week as a Practice Nurse for Childers Family Medicine.
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: