Many people living with dementia have continence problems and need high quality, personalised continence care to have a good quality of life. Yet recent research has found deficits in professionals’ assessment and management of continence across the health and care system.
This themed review, featuring NIHR-funded research, identifies the impact of continence problems on people living with dementia and their carers, as well as ways to improve continence care at home, in care homes and in hospitals.
Read the article: Continence, dementia, and care that preserves dignity. Or listen to the podcast on the same topic.