Continence and urinary tract issues present as relatively common issues for a considerable number of people, including many service users in residential or domiciliary adult social care. Care homes and domiciliary services should give a high priority to managing continence and ensure their practice conforms to the latest expert guidance.

This topic covers the assessment and identification of continence problems as well as common treatment and management options. It also covers urinary tract infections and catheterisation.

Further information on healthcare can be found in the Healthcare for Service Users topic.

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