Incontinence – Managing Incontinence with Physiotherapy and Nursing Care

Incontinence – Managing Incontinence with Physiotherapy and Nursing Care

Course Overview

Incontinence is a symptom of underlying problems with which simple assessment and investigation, can be identified and treated. Even when a cure is not achievable, optimum methods of incontinence management can produce ‘social continence’, alleviate embarrassment, and preserve patient dignity.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The aim of this course is to provide education to clients with knowledge to assist them in planning and improving continence care for them.

COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Continence assessment
  2. Management and treatment for incontinence
  3. General tips for carers of people with incontinence
  4. Practical suggestions for incontinence issues
  5. Toileting suggestions for carers of people with incontinence
  6. Hygiene suggestions for carers of people with incontinence
  7. When to seek medical assistance for issues relating to incontinence
  8. Exercises for symptoms of incontinence (demonstration)

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the the course, learners will be able to state the symptoms of incontinence and describe symptoms that warrant a visit to a medical professional.

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

  1. Lectures
  2. Group activity

Target Participants

Seniors 65 years old and above

Course Details

Date/ Time

28 June 2024

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Please arrive by 1.45pm for registration.

Venue

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

705 Serangoon Road

Singapore 328127

Ms Wei Ling Ling

Senior Nurse Educator, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Ms Wei LingLing is a Senior Nurse Educator with Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital. With almost 20 years of experience specializing in clinical training across a variety of healthcare systems and cultural settings.Her career has spanned diverse nursing positions including staff Registered Nurse in the ICU, Clinical Database Specialist, Lecturer and Regional Clinical Educator.

Ms Lee Yee Wenn

Senior Physiotherapy Educator, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Ms Lee Yee Wenn is a Senior Physiotherapy Educator with 20 years of working experiences in acute and community settings. She holds a Pedagogical Certificate in Technical Education, Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education as well as a Masters of Art in Professional Education (Training & Development).

Course Fees: $65.00 (excluding GST)

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 80% for Singaporeans aged 65 years old and above.

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300
(65) 6422-1200 (Ext 700)
sandy_foo@kwsh.org.sg
nicholas_lim@kwsh.org.sg

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