Urinary incontinence is common in older people, yet they often receive care which doesn't meet their needs. Many older people deal with multiple other medical conditions in later life and need to integrate care for their continence into their daily routine. Maintaining continence is more than just about staying dry; successful toileting requires sufficient sensory function, mobility, awareness, cognition and dexterity to manage a complex task. Management of incontinence in older people, then, differs from that in younger people. Cure may not be either possible, or be the aim of management. This round table will give attendees some practical, pragmatic tips and advice in non urological / urogynecological management of older people including, care, containment, toileting, medication management and comorbid disease management in order to obtain the best outcomes for the medically complex elderly.
|14:05||14:15||Where can exercise interventions be of use?||Margaret Sherburn|
|14:15||14:25||What behavioural and conservative measures really help?||Mary Palmer|
|14:25||14:35||Meddling with medicines - is there any point?||Adrian Wagg|
|14:35||14:45||Dealing with frailty if invasive treatment is appropriate||Anne Suskind|