Continence management is an ongoing
challenge for all adults with spina bifida. The key is to keep informed,
aware and well managed.
Released in January 2002, our information
is the most recent thinking on all issues relating to continence
This website is designed to provide
information about continence management (both bladder and bowel)
in spina bifida for both:
medical and health practitioners,
adolescents and young adults with spina bifida, and their
Spina bifida is a serious disability.
However, most people with spina bifida can live full and rich lives.
We know that getting incontinence managed effectively is a big key
to the door to a rich and full life.
Medical and health practitioners
dont know much about spina bifida, and the nature of incontinence
in spina bifida. They have asked for information.
Young people with spina bifida
are always on the lookout for strategies to get their incontinence
under control so they can work, go to school, socialise, form relationships,
.. They too have asked for tips.
You will find both here:
professionally written and reviewed medical
material on incontinence to help doctors diagnose, refer, and
user friendly tips and strategies for adults with spina
bifida, with a planning diary
Use it. It will help.