Continence

ACT Health offers various continence services to provide support for pelvic floor, bladder and bowel control issues. Our Community Care nurses and continence physiotherapists provide assessment and advice for:

ACT Health offers various continence services to provide support for pelvic floor, bladder and bowel control issues.

Our Community Care nurses and continence physiotherapists provide assessment and advice for:

  • bladder and bowel control and incontinence
  • bladder and bowel prolapse
  • pelvic floor management
  • pre or post gynaecological surgery concerns
  • continence aids and appliances

Our services are available to adults over the age of 18 who live in the ACT. No referral is required to use this service however booking are necessary. This service is free to Medicare and Asylum Seeker cardholders.

For more information or to make a booking, please see the Community Health Centres.

Pelvic Floor Workshops

We offer free workshops that provide information, education and self-help strategies for women who experience continence problems or wish to prevent them.

The workshops cover various topics, including bladder and bowel control, prolapse and pre or post gynaecological surgery concerns.

Bookings are required.

Pre Prostatectomy Group Education Session

We provide education and support sessions for men who require a prostatectomy and their partners. These sessions offer information on:

  • surgery preparation
  • post surgery
  • continence
  • sexual issues
  • pelvic floor exercises
  • catheter and bowel management
  • support networks
Belconnen Community Health Centre, 56 Lathlain St, Belconnen ACT 2617
Page last updated on: 30 Sep 2018