World Continence Week runs from 19 – 25 June. To show our support we would like to share some information about the some of the questions that many people have about continence. What is the meaning of the word continence? It comes from a Latin word that refers to control. It is used to describe […]
Men’s Health Week takes place between 12 and 18 of June. Last year’s campaign was very successful tackling stress and ways to help beat it. This year’s theme is all about abdominal obesity. Some people may wonder why belly fat is the most dangerous type of fat in your body and the reason is because […]
Carers Week 2017 takes place on 12 -18 June. The annual campaign aims to raise awareness of carers in the United Kingdom, highlighting the challenges that carers face and the support received by families, professionals, and communities. This year’s main focus is ‘Building Carer Friendly Communities’. Please visit Disabled Living’s blog to read more.
Bladder and Bowel UK are proud to be part of the B. Braun Emerald Prescription Service’s ‘Giving Something Back Campaign 2017’. As part of an ongoing aim to help improve the lives of patients and make a positive impact in our local communities, the B. Braun Emerald Prescription service offer a charitable donation to two […]
Tuesday 30 May is World Bedwetting Day, which is held on the last Tuesday of May each year. Healthcare professionals think it’s ‘time to take action’ and ask families to consider sharing their stories if they have been faced by this medical condition. By doing so, they hope to make more people aware that there […]
For May, we are honoured to focus our Inspirational Story of the Month to the High Sheriff of Greater Manchester, Kui Man Gerry Yeung OBE. He has been the president of Disabled Living for the last ten years. Please visit Disabled Living’s blog to read the full post.
What is bedwetting? Bedwetting can affect anyone although it is most common in children over the age of 5 years. There are a number of causes including the over-production of urine at night, a problem with the bladder being able to store the urine and the inability of the child to wake up in response […]
This week our guest blog has been written by Danny Spiers, Director of Astric Medical, who are a leading UK based bedwetting alarm company. Astric Medical have been in business for 60 years and cured in excess of 100,000 children. Read on for some valuable advice! I wet the bed until the age of 11. […]