Continence Promotion

This course will help you actively promote an individual's continence and make a huge positive difference to their life.

It is the most comprehensive online continence training available.  Training that people can understand and can put into practice immediately.

The course helps people understand the causes, prevention and management of continence issues, without sidestepping important issues.

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is a course you will find invaluable.

For more information about the Care Certificate click here.

Plus, every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course.


SCTV is the only online care training provider to be accredited by the BAC as well as CPD, assuring you of best quality training and service.


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This preview is a short sample of the actual course content.

As a guide, this course should take between 60 to 70 minutes. Remember, of course, different people learn at different rates for various reasons.

Printable PDF Syllabus

The syllabus includes, for example:

  • What is continence?
  • The words people use about continence
  • How people feel about being incontinent
  • Maintaining dignity & privacy
  • The toilet and its environment
  • Cleaning up
  • Getting to the toilet
  • Routine
  • The urinary system
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary stress incontinence
  • Urinary urge incontinence
  • Bladder training
  • Urinary overflow incontinence
  • Neurogenic incontinence
  • Nocturia
  • Fluid balance
  • Prostate problems
  • The intestines
  • Bowel incontinence
  • Constipation, causes and remedies
  • Diarrhoea and its causes
  • The need to determine continence problem causes
  • Unpleasant smells
  • Ageing
  • Dementia
  • Pressure management
  • Skin care
  • Infection control
  • Abnormal body waste
  • Continence aids
  • Commodes
  • Urinals
  • Pants and pads
  • Incontinence pants
  • Incontinence pads
  • Bed protection
  • Vaginal cones
  • Penile sheaths
  • Enemas
  • Continence aid brochures
  • Catheters
  • Stoma  


Contributes to Care Certificate Standard 10