Incontinence & Dementia VL

Managing Urinary Incontinence in Dementia Patients: External Collection Devices and Absorbent Products - Diane Newman

Diane Newman addresses the complexities of managing urinary incontinence in bedbound or non-mobile individuals, particularly within the elderly population. Highlighting that a complete cure is often not feasible, she focuses on management strategies to enhance quality of life. Dr. Newman introduces various external collection devices, such as condom catheters for men, which minimize infection risk...

Overcoming Environmental Barriers to Incontinence Management in Dementia Patients - Diane Newman

Diane Newman addresses managing incontinence in individuals with dementia, focusing on the unique challenges faced by this population. People with dementia often cannot recognize the need to use the restroom or how to use incontinence products correctly, leading to distress for both the individual and their caregivers. Dr. Newman suggests practical environmental adjustments to aid recognition and...

Understanding Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults: Anatomy, Types, and Risk Factors - Diane Newman

Diane Newman delves into the complexities of managing incontinence, particularly in individuals with dementia. She begins by elucidating the anatomy and function of the bladder, emphasizing its role in the urinary tract and how it is affected by neurological changes in older adults. Newman describes different types of incontinence, such as stress and urgency incontinence, explaining their causes a...