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Incontinence

Your Guide to Elderly Bedwetting Products

Your Guide to Elderly Bedwetting Products | BedGuard

Involuntary loss of bladder and bowel control can increase with age, meaning many seniors suffer from incontinence and in particular, night-time urinary incontinence. Night-time incontinence or bedwetting can create feelings of embarrassment and shame in seniors. But, this needn’t be the case. According to the Continence Foundation of Australia, almost 4.8 million Australian are affected…

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How to Manage Incontinence in Dementia and Alzheimer’s Sufferers

We discuss the links between incontinence and dementia | BedGuard

Dementia and Alzheimer’s dramatically affect the lives of many elderly people. Along with memory loss and reduced mobility, many sufferers also experience issues with incontinence. Not only can incontinence be frustrating and embarrassing for those with dementia, but it can also present a challenge for their carers and family members. In this guide, we discuss…

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How to Choose the Right Mattress for Incontinence

BedGuard provides a waterproof mattress for incontinence and other concerns.

Incontinence and bedwetting can be difficult for many adults and seniors. Not only can the problem be frustrating as it is often uncontrollable, but it can also lead to emotional issues, such as feelings of shame, loss of dignity and lower self-esteem. However, it’s important to note that incontinence is common and although the majority…

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Carering for incontinent family members

Incontinence can happen at any stage of life. It may be short term or long term, mild or severe. And sometimes you need a little or a lot of help to deal with it. Carers sometimes have this responsibility, and being people too, may also need help. Caring for someone that is incontinent is a…

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Incontinence in Children

Incontinence in Children and bed wetting

We hear a lot about incontinence in adults, especially older people, but not as often in children. Incontinence in children is actually not so uncommon. It is expected in really young children who have not yet been toilet trained or who have not yet finished training. But it does occur in older children. It is…

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How to cope with nocturia

How to cope with nocturia

Nocturia sounds like the title of a horror movie, but it isn’t. Although, experiencing nocturia can be rather horrible. Nocturia simply means the need for frequent urination at night and can lead to bed wetting or incontinence. This is a common problem for both men and women and especially for those over 50. There are…

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BedGuard rated “Excellent” by CSIRO

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At BedGuard, we pride ourselves on designing, manufacturing and delivering quality products to our customers. This has been recognised by CSIRO with an “excellent” rating. Our Founder and CEO, Peter Carey, invented the BedGuard Treatment when used with the proprietary Healthguard after recognising a clear need to improve mattress health. Mattresses are often exposed to…

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Waterproof mattress protector vs waterproof mattress

waterproof mattress protector versus waterproof mattress

The waterproof mattress protector has been the traditional way of keeping mattresses dry. However, the advent of the waterproof mattress where protector and mattress are one has changed the way people think about having a refreshing night’s sleep. Here are the differences between the two. Waterproof mattress protectors are placed around a conventional mattress and…

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Tips for dealing with incontinence

tips for dealing with urinary tract disorder

Millions of people suffer from urinary tract disorders. This is more than just an inconvenience. It can limit how they live their lives and cut down on their activities. It’s no fun when incontinence seems to interfere with many areas of your life. Still, there are ways to deal with the problem. Here are some…

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