Specialist continence service
We are a community based service led by a continence nurse specialist working in partnership with women’s health physiotherapists, consultants, colo-rectal and urology nurse specialist, GP’s and community nurses.
The service aims to
- Promote continence
- Undertake detailed individualised assessment
- Offer treatment and/or management options based on individual need
- Improve people’s quality of life and promote dignity and independence
The service provides assessment, treatment and advice for adults (registered with a Craven GP) with bladder and/or bowel problems. Advice, exercises, teaching intermittent self-catheterisation, advice regarding containment products and other continence specific aids.
A similar service is provided to patients living in the Airedale and Wharfedale areas by the Bradford continence service tel: 01274 322669.