Do you really need a disposable?
Nowadays, there are tons of options when it comes to managing incontinence and light bladder loss. But how do you choose between disposable and reusable? Here are a few things to consider: Cost Environmental Impact Effectivity Comfort...-- READ MORE --
Bringing Aged Care and Child Care together
Intergenerational care programs are proving to be a fabulous and popular program as many projects are finding positives in bringing the two together. Studies are also showing that the continued use of intergenerational care programs being combined...-- READ MORE --
Using your NDIS plan more flexibly
Many people are still trying to navigate their NDIS funding. With this can come the good, the confusing but most importantly, the chance to use your plan your way...Don’t be scared to think outside the box and ask the questions as you find what is...-- READ MORE --
Why we need to talk about incontinence
We rarely hear people speak about incontinence. But the condition, the involuntary loss of urine or faecal matter, is frighteningly common. Which begs the question, why are we not having open discussions? Incontinence does not discriminate. It...-- READ MORE --
The mystery of the pelvic floor
When becoming an adult, it’s been impossible to avoid hearing about the importance of a strong pelvic floor and stumbling upon dozens of articles. The message is crystal clear: a healthy pelvic floor deserves a place on my list of things to worry...-- READ MORE --
What Makes A Good Bed Pad?
Choosing a bed pad can be a tedious task. Reusable or disposable? Larger or smaller? With Tuck-ins or without? $15 or $75? You’ve got a lot of options to choose from when it comes to your incontinence needs, and there’s one agency that aims to...-- READ MORE --
Can grand parents play a role in swim lessons?
When it comes to water safety and the importance of swimming lessons in the early years, you really only have to listen to one person: champion swim coach Laurie Lawrence. In a recent article, Mr Lawrence said, “The report from R...-- READ MORE --
Urinary Incontinence - are you dealing with it?
Urinary Incontinence - are you dealing with it? You can imagine that at Conni, we take phone calls and emails from people living with it, we visit nursing conferences with experts helping to improve it and we are always listening to how ou...-- READ MORE --
2016 Conni Awards Winners
Conni's own Suze Callahan flew to Adelaide last week for the annual CoNSA conference to deliver the 2016 Conni Award. A great time as always catching up with the clinicians and catching up with the goss! CONGRATULATIONS TO Janie Thompson, ...-- READ MORE --
Incontinent? How are you coping with your mental health?
It's ok to feel many emotions when dealing with change. Some changes however, like working out how to manage incontinence in your life can command a sense of hopelessness eventually leading to many forms of depression. Eventually you may withdraw...-- READ MORE --
No need for embarrassment for new mums
Research in the UK has suggested that 4 out of every 10 post-natal women are feeling embarrassment over talking about urinary incontinence, or "light bladder leakage". At Conni, we know and understand that some LBL is a normal and natural p...-- READ MORE --
Why Men should be training their Pelvic Floor Muscle.
Men who are living with stress/urge incontinence will find pelvic floor muscle training can help. The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the...-- READ MORE --
Elderly calling the shots
With the roll out of the NDIS in Victoria and parts of Australia, consumers are being empowered to take charge of their own care needs. At Conni we think this provides wonderful choices for people who whilst may need assistance, care and suppo...-- READ MORE --
Your bladder and your diet
Did you know that your diet can have a substantial impact on the health of your bladder? This wonderful article by Elizabeth Houser, MD sheds light on what we can do in order to assist in keeping a healthier bladder. Turns out that ther...-- READ MORE --