Categorizing Incontinence

Incontinence: It takes a Team; Categorizing Incontinence Publication: Provider Magazine Author: Amy Mendoza Publisher: American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living “Vetter Health Services, headquartered in Elkhorn, Neb., takes a restorative approach to bowel and bladder retraining. When new residents walk in the door, staff assess them for incontinence and take it a step further to determine the type of incontinence they have. ‘This can fall into one of four categories—stress, urge, transient, and functional,’ says Michelle Wallace, RN-BC, a certified registered rehabilitation nurse and clinical coordinator at Vetter. One of… Read More