Get educated about diapers and other helpful incontinence topics, such as managing bed wetting and preventing diaper rash.
October 2, 2021 | Incontinence
For many individuals with special and/or complex healthcare needs, incontinence is a normal part of everyday life. However, no one wants incontinence to interrupt their day, especially while they are at work. Wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nurse, Cheryl Hutton, with CHC Solutions provides tips for coping with incontinence at work.
September 21, 2021 | Incontinence
Returning to school can be an exciting time. Children are often ready to learn new things and see their friends again. However, it can also be a source of stress and anxiety. Many children don’t know what to expect with their new schedules. This change from the relaxing summer routine can increase the rate of incontinence accidents. Learn tips and steps to help ease the transition back to school from wound, ostomy and continence nurse with CHC Solutions, Inc., Cheryl Hutton.
August 17, 2021 | Incontinence
Different seasons can come with their own distinct challenges when it comes to incontinence. Follow these tips from wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nurse with CHC Solutions, Cheryl Hutton, on how to enjoy the warm summer months and manage incontinence:
July 31, 2021 | Incontinence
Individuals with neurogenic bowel problems usually rely on a regular routine of pre-emptive bowel care. These first-level treatments may include a combination of dietary management, oral laxatives, digital rectal stimulation, suppositories or micro-enemas and manual evacuation.
May 26, 2021 | Incontinence
If you have been experiencing urinary incontinence, there are many products on the market which may help you contain urinary leakage. The product you use is one that works best for you individually, and you may need to try more than one type to determine which works best.
April 21, 2021 | Incontinence
For this Conversations with Clinicians segment, Cheryl Hutton (a wound, ostomy and continence nurse (WOC nurse) with CHC Solutions, Inc.) answers common questions and dives into what you need to know about bladder irritation.
March 24, 2021 | Incontinence
To correctly measure your hips and waist for incontinence briefs, you only need standard measuring tape. By following these simple suggestions, you should be able to determine the correct size for you.
February 17, 2021 | Incontinence
Bladder dysfunction affects many people with multiple sclerosis, according to the National MS Society. This is due to the fact that multiple sclerosis can disrupt the transmission of nerve signals in areas that control the bladder (neurogenic bladder).
October 29, 2020 | Incontinence
Urinary problems occur in many children and can negatively affect several aspects of life. This includes urinary tract infections (UTIs), urinary accidents and pain with urination. Often times, antibiotics can resolve these problems. However, occasionally antibiotics do not work because the cause of the problem may be constipation. Constipation occurs when a person experiences difficulty regularly emptying the bowels.
August 10, 2020 | Incontinence
Nearly two-thirds of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have at least one gastrointestinal issue that persists for six months or more, according to the Pittsburgh Institute for Multiple Sclerosis Care and Research (PIMSCAR). The most common problems include heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, constipation and fecal incontinence.
July 20, 2020 | Incontinence
Incontinence affects more than 35 million Americans, according to the National Association for Continence (NAFC). Dealing with incontinence can be difficult but helping a child with a disability such as autism learn to manage incontinence can be especially challenging.
May 20, 2020 | Incontinence
Millions of children worldwide experience problems with bedwetting – and it is more common among children with special needs.
April 9, 2020 | Incontinence
Many children and young adults with disabilities also face continence issues. Common conditions for children and young adults with continence issues can include autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and spina bifida. Parents and caregivers of children with disabilities all share similar goals: to provide a full, rich life for every child.
December 11, 2019 | Incontinence
Urinary problems and urinary tract infections (UTIs) occur in many children and can affect family, social and school life. In many cases, antibiotics can resolve the problem. If that doesn’t work, though, the urinary problem may be associated with trouble defecating.
December 5, 2019 | Incontinence
A new school or a return to school can be exciting. For children with incontinence issues, it also can be anxiety-provoking and can increase the number of stress incontinence accidents. Fortunately, there are steps parents and caregivers of these children can take to ease them back into a comfortable school routine.