Continence

A continence adviser can help you if you have problems related to bowel or bladder control.

Continence advisers can assist with:

  • education and strategies related to bladder problems which result in leakage or incontinence
  • education and strategies related to reduced control of bowel function
  • suggesting and applying for continence aids through external providers of continence products
  • management of catheters
  • educating others who care for people with continence problems.

Eligibility

Continence services are available to people who work, live or study in Latrobe City. We prioritise our services for people on low-medium incomes and holders of concession cards.

Continence services are available for people with eligible DVA referrals. All DVA referrals are home visits only.

Continence services are available for people with eligible TAC referrals.

Cost

Concession card holders

  • $17.00 per consult

Non-concession card holders

  • $29.00 per consult

Education services

  • $107.50 per hour

Phone Latrobe Community Health Service on 1800 242 696 to discuss your individual situation.