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Continence at Inline Health Chiropractic

NDIS Continence Assessment and Management

Older couple on couchThe continence nurse provides expert care to patients with urinary and/or faecal incontinence by conducting a focused assessment, performing a limited physical examination, synthesizing data, developing a plan of care, and evaluating interventions. Continence is effected by the bowel the bladder and the pelvic floor.

What is Incontinence?

Incontinence describes any accidental or involuntary loss of:

  • urine (wee) from the bladder โ€“ known as urinary incontinence
  • faeces (poo) or flatus (wind) from the bowel โ€“ known as faecal incontinence.

Incontinence can range in severity from a small leak to complete loss of bladder or bowel control.

Conditions such as:

  • Chronic heart failure
  • Dementia
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Parkinsons
  • Stroke
  • Mental health
  • Urinary tract infections

All cause urinary of faecal incontinence, our dedicated Continence trained nurses are ready and waiting to assist you with your continence related difficulties.


A healthy diet and regular exercise promote good bladder and bowel health
Plenty can be done to improve or in some cases cure incontinence. Changes such as adopting a healthier diet and lifestyle, incorporating regular exercise, and practicing good toilet habits can all lead to improvements

NDIS and Funding For Your Continence Plan

For continence assessments, therapy and reviews at our Continence Services, support is funded under Capacity Building โ€“ Improved Daily Living.

A comprehensive continence assessment takes time. You will require a minimum of 4-6 hours for a full assessment, report and product prescription. If your needs are complex and include multiple products or travel then additional hours may be required.

Want to Learn More?

A Continence Plan and/or Therapy may be recommended in the initial report. Additional hours may be required to implement a continence plan and/or therapy to improve your continence status and achieve your goals.

Get started today by scheduling an appointment at Inline Health Chiropractic!


Continence Essendon serving Southbank, South Yarra, and Melbourne | (03) 9379 5425