Continence

Canberra Health Services offers various continence services to provide support for pelvic floor, bladder and bowel control issues.

Our Community Care nurses and continence physiotherapists provide assessment and advice for:

  • bladder and bowel control and incontinence
  • bladder and bowel prolapse
  • pelvic floor management
  • pre or post gynaecological surgery concerns
  • continence aids and appliances

Canberra Health Services offers a Continence Nursing Service across a variety of sites across Canberra. There is no cost to access this service and we are a NDIS registered provider. All referrals will be triaged and reviewed according to service capacity. 

Nursing services are available to adults over the age of 18 who live in the ACT. Pelvic health physiotherapy services are available to children over 4 years of age and adults. 

ACT residents can self-refer to these services and book via Central Health Intake on 02 5124 9977. GPs and health professionals can also refer via Central Health Intake.

Pelvic Floor Workshops

Our physiotherapy team offers free workshops that provide information, education and self-help strategies for women who experience continence problems or wish to prevent them.

The workshops cover various topics, including bladder and bowel control, prolapse and pre or post gynaecological surgery concerns.

Bookings are required via Central Health Intake on 02 5124 9977.

Prostatectomy One-on-one Education Session

We provide one-on-one education and support sessions for men who have had or who require a prostatectomy. Partners are welcome to attend. These sessions offer information on:

  • post-surgery expectations
  • continence strategies
  • sexual issues 
  • pelvic floor exercises 
  • bowel management 
  • support networks

All referrals will be triaged, prioritised, and reviewed according to service capacity.

Belconnen Community Health Centre, 56 Lathlain St, Belconnen ACT 2617
Page last updated on: 22 May 2019