Dementia and… incontinence with Janet Thackery
These videos were prepared by F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd in collaboration with Neurology Academy. They were funded by F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd.
Janet Thackray, continence nurse specialist and continence educator for Continence NZ, discusses all things incontinence-related in dementia.
Janet examines the interrealtionship between incontinence and dementia, looks at the different types of incontinence, the importance of managing bladder and bowel together, and details how to appropriately assess someone with dementia for incontinence.
Intensely practical, from play dough to sqautty potties and rings to pads, Janet also provides practical ideas on how to optimally set up a bathroom to enable easy use and support healthy bladder and bowel management.