The Continence Service at Central Highlands Rural Health provides comprehensive in-home assessments and ongoing management of bladder, bowel, and pelvic floor dysfunction.
Do you suffer from one or more of the following symptoms?
Incontinence is not a normal part of growing old
Incontinence is the loss or partial loss of bladder of bowel control. Incontinence is not a disease; it is a symptom that can have many different causes. It is not a normal part of growing old. Identifying the underlying cause can help determine the most effective way to improve or cure the symptoms.
Our services include:
Am I eligible for continence services?
Continence assessments and support are available for people who are:
You will need to contact My Aged Care (1800 200 422) to register (if eligible) and request a Continence Assessment with Central Highlands Rural Health.
If you have a functional disability or a chronic illness and are under 65 years of age, you may be eligible for an assessment at a reduced cost (HACC PYP funding).
A GP referral is also required and can be emailed to email@example.com
For more information about our continence service, please get in touch with one of our friendly staff.
Phone: (03) 5321 6596
The National Continence Helpline is a good source of information for anyone experiencing bladder, bowel or pelvic floor problems. Phone: 1800 330 066.