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Continence Foundation of Australia

The Continence Foundation of Australia is a not-for-profit organisation and the national peak body for incontinence prevention, management, education, awareness, information and advocacy.

Vision and mission

An Australian community free of the stigma and restrictions of all aspects of incontinence across the lifespan.

Eliminate the stigma and restrictions of all aspects of incontinence through research, advocacy, solutions, consumer education and professional development.

How the Continence Foundaton of Australia can help

The Foundation:

  • works with consumers, professionals, industry and government
  • facilitates access to continence support services through advocacy
  • provides evidence-based information and advice
  • builds the capacity and capability of the workforce
  • and, supports research to achieve the Foundation’s objectives.

Information / help lines

  • Call the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66 Mon to Fri, 8am to 8pm AEST.

    This is a free and confidential service staffed by Nurse Continence Specialists who provide advice, referrals and resources about incontinence to consumers and health professionals. The Helpline can also be accessed via the Telephone Interpreter Service on 131 450.

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Last reviewed: May 2022

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Caring for someone with incontinence | Continence Foundation of Australia

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What to do about UTIs | Continence Foundation of Australia

Urinary tract infections (UTI) can interfere with daily life, intimacy and even land you in hospital. What exactly are they and how can you try and avoid the nasty symptoms?

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Modifying the plank · Core exercises · Pelvic Floor First

How to modify the plank to make it safe for your pelvic floor

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Incontinence information in other languages | Continence Foundation of Australia

The following pages include factsheets and videos in 30 different languages on pelvic floor exercises for men and women, bladder leakage, childhood bedwetting, constipation and bowel control, prostate and bladder problems and healthy bladder and bowel habits.

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Female Pelvic Floor Muscles | Exercises | Continence Foundation of Australia

Pelvic floor muscles help women control their bladder, bowel & uterus. All women can benefit from pelvic floor exercises, learn how to do them correctly.

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The pelvic floor and core · The pelvic floor · Pelvic Floor First

The pelvic floor muscles form the base of the group of muscles commonly called the ‘core’.

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The pelvic floor · Pelvic Floor First

The pelvic floor is the base of the group of muscles referred to as your ‘core'.

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Menopause and Incontinence | Continence Foundation of Australia

Menopause and Incontinence. There are a few ways that menopause can impact on your bladder and bowel control. These include:

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06 Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Women | Continence Foundation of Australia

06 Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Women Type Brochure PDF Share Download now View Items 40

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Talking to your doctor about incontinence | Continence Foundation of Australia

Your doctor is a good starting point when first seeking help for incontinence. Read our tips on how to prepare & questions you may want to ask or call 1800 33 00 66

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