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Incontinence Management

Security and well-being through customized care  
Modern incontinence products ensure that persons affected by incontinence feel less impaired. Today they can choose from a wide range of absorbent incontinence products in different absorption strengths.

Skin care with incontinence  
Professional care of incontinent people includes not only regular changing of incontinence aids but also thorough cleansing and care of the skin. The needs of sensitive elderly skin must be taken into account.

Domiciliary care for elderly persons  
Those providing care at home usually do not have practical experience in health care. However, health care at home can be learned.

The right product for each incontinence problem  
Using several incontinence products at the same time does not improve leakage protection but often leads to pressure sores and skin irritation. One modern product is sufficient for optimal care.

Modern incontinence products provide high fluid absorption capacity with a smaller product volume  
Incontinence products with highly absorbent synthetic granules can hold much more urine than cellulose products. In addition, they are more comfortable to wear than the thick cellulose products.

Good skin care is especially important for incontinence patients  
The skin of incontinence patients is sensitive and should be protected from urine and feces. Modern creams form a lipid-water barrier on the skin, helping maintain its natural protective function.

Care of dry skin  
Dry skin is a common problem. While some individuals are only affected during cold winter months, dry skin is a permanent condition for many. However there are a number of simple measures which help prevent dry skin and care for it appropriately.

Diagnosis and therapy of fecal incontinence  
Even fecal incontinence is a big taboo, and persons affected often hide their problems even from physicians.

Toilet training can help improve bladder control  
In many cases, toilet training can help improve bladder control using a toilet diary. Incontinence products provide added safety to those affected.

Taking protective measures against the norovirus  
The spread of the highly infectious norovirus can be contained through strict hygienic practices and disinfection. Single-use products, which are immediately disposed of after use, also help prevent infection.

Using special incontinence products for men  
Men should select incontinence products designed to fit the male anatomy. When choosing a modern product, having to combine two traditional incontinence pads Is not necessary.

Act prudently if the patient has skin diseases  
Skin diseases can be seen. This can severely damage the self-esteem of the person affected. Therefore it is a great relief for the affected person if the carer treats his problems sensitively.

The specific situation of patients is recorded in an incontinence profile  
In nursing homes, the incontinence profile of patients has been required to be included in the nursing documentation since July, 2008. The care products tailored to the needs of those affected help improve life quality.

Powder free gloves reduce skin irritation  
Low-protein, powder-free latex gloves reduce the risk of skin irritation and allergies. In addition, skin changes on the hands can be treated with a rich nourishing cream.

Diagnosis and therapy of urinary incontinence  
If the cause of urinary incontinence is not determined, treatment and care interventions cannot be successful either. The diagnosis must establish the type and causes of the existing urinary incontinence.