Skip main navigation

Incontinence secondary to degenerative neurological disease

Read this article to find out more about the effects of dementia, a secondary degenerative neurological disease, on continence.
In this step, explore the effects of dementia, a secondary degenerative neurological disease, on continence.


Your task

Read the article Understanding incontinence in people with dementia (available from Independent Nurse’s website)[1].

Please note: to read the full article you will have to register (however it is free of charge).

When you have read the article, consider what causes incontinence in people with dementia?

Share your thoughts with fellow learners.


Reference

1. Bardsley A. Understanding incontinence in people with dementia. Independent Nurse. 2014 28 February. [Cited 24 August] Available from: http://www.independentnurse.co.uk/clinical-article/understanding-incontinence-in-people-with-dementia/63430/

© Association for Continence Advice. CC BY-NC 4.0
This article is from the free online

Understanding Continence Promotion: Effective Management of Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction in Adults

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now