Urinary Incontinence. Barbara Dale RN CWON CHHN Quality Home Health September 25, 2006. Urinary Incontinence. Urinary incontinence is defined as the involuntary leakage of urine from the bladder
Barbara Dale RN CWON CHHN
Quality Home Health
September 25, 2006
It can happen at any age, and can be caused by many physical conditions. Many causes of incontinence are temporary and can be managed with simple treatment. Some causes of temporary incontinence are:
Prompted voiding has been shown to be effective in dependent or cognitively impaired nursing home incontinent patients. As a supplement to habit training, prompted voiding attempts to teach the incontinent person to discriminate their incontinence status and to request toileting assistance from caregivers. There are three major elements to prompted voiding: Monitoring. The person is checked by caregivers on a regular basis and asked to report verbally if wet or dry. Prompting. The person is asked (prompted) to try to use the toilet. Praising. The person is praised for maintaining continence and for attempting to toilet.
Work on parasympathetic nervous system