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ICS Live: Incontinence and Continence Care in Nursing Homes

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Join ICS experts Joan Ostaszkiewicz & Tiina Vaittinen for an ICS Live event on the Incontinence and Continence Care in Nursing Homes: What we can Learn from the Social Sciences. This event will take place on Tuesday 8th December at 10.00 am GMT.

Drawing on research from the social sciences, this webinar offers fresh new insights into continence care in nursing homes. Coming from different disciplinary backgrounds, each presenter shares findings from their in-depth qualitative research conducted in nursing homes. They show how good continence care is not simply about managing incontinence, but about fine-tuned professional skills of seeking to listen to and identify the client’s needs – particularly when the client can no longer express their preferences, values and goals for care. While emphasising the client’s right to a good quality of life, safety, privacy and dignity, they debate the limits of privileging nursing home residents’ self-care abilities, independence and choice. They call for nurses to value fundamental care and to take the lead in reframing dirty work as dignity work – to identify as protectors of residents’ dignity.

Please see the below local times for this event:

Location Local Time Time Zone UTC Offset
London (United Kingdom - England) Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 10:00:00 GMT UTC+1 hour
San Francisco (USA - California) Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 02:00:00 PST UTC-7 hours
New York (USA - New York) Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 05:00:00 EST UTC-4 hours
Berlin (Germany - Berlin) Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 11:00:00 CET UTC+2 hours
Sydney (Australia - New South Wales) Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 21:00:00 AEDT UTC+10 hours

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