Continence Care Service

Specialist continence assessment of complex needs following initial continence assessment by community staff in order to identify treatment options

Aims:

To promote continence where possible and if this is not achievable, to provide products that will promote independence or maintain dignity.

Services provided:

  • Specialist continence assessment of complex needs following initial continence assessment by community staff in order to identify treatment options
  • Advice / support to clients, carers and families
  • Formal education of health and social care staff in all aspects of continence promotion
  • Provision of absorbent products or urology items following comprehensive continence assessment.

opening hours:

Monday to Wednesday, 9.00am – 3.00pm
Thursday, 11.00am – 3.00pm
Friday, 9.00am – 3.00pm

Address

Administration Buildings
Astley Ainslie Hospital
133 The Grange Loan
Edinburgh
EH9 2HL

Phone: 0131 537 4572
Website: http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/Services/A-Z/ContinenceCareService/Pages/default.aspx
Email: continence.nurse@luht.scot.nhs.uk

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