Using Incontinence Pads As A Part Of Your Management Strategy


Incontinence pads simply life and improve discretion
when suffering from incontinence.
Incontinence pads are a useful part of the incontinence management strategy. When combined with other incontinence products, pads offer protection against fluid leaks. Bed pads can protect furniture, bedding, and mattresses. They can simplify life, reduce laundry, and improve discretion for those suffering from incontinence, regardless of how severe the incontinence is. With over 200 million people worldwide suffering from some degree of incontinence, pads are a great option.


Here’s what you should consider:

First and foremost, when discussing incontinence pads, there are two options, bed pads, and absorbency pads that are placed in underwear.

Designed for skin protection. Incontinence pad are designed for skin protection. They are made to wick moisture away from the skin, and trap it in an absorbent core, protecting both the skin and the furniture from fluid. If an individual overflows their adult diaper, or other incontinence product a pad can catch the excess, and help keep skin healthy.

Disposable. While there are reusable, washable options, disposable pads can be used to simplify life. They can be placed on furniture, or beds, and when they have been soiled, they can be disposed of, protecting bedding, and mattresses, and saving you tons of time and laundering.

Odor protection. Incontinence pads can offer additional odor protection. The pads that can be worn in the underwear can be used in conjunction with other products, or used on their own to reduce any smells associated with bladder control.

Brand specific features of incontinence pads worn in underwear:

Poise: Poise offers Absorb-Loc® core which quickly locks away wetness and odor and the Leak-Block* sides give you discreet and worry-free protection. This is great for women who are active, working professionals that need extra protection and discretion.

Elyte: Elyte offers 100% Cotton absorbent - no chemically treated wood pulp, hypoallergenic pads, which are great for sensitive skin. Those with sensitive skin benefit from dye free, chemical free incontinence pads.

DryComfort: DryComfort offers oval-shaped elastics that hug the body and a contoured design with targeted absorbency for more comfort and greater security. In addition, they offer a great help to care givers with a wetness indicator, which alerts you that the pad has been soiled and needs to be changed.

Attends: Attends offers a triple-tier moisture locking system (pH-reducing fibers, microporous acquisition layer, super absorbent polymer) for great absorbency, skin protection, and odor control.

As you can see, each incontinence pad offers its own unique benefits. To find the best fit and best product for your needs, consult the well-trained product specialists at The CareGiver Partnership by calling 800-985-1353 M-F 9-4 Central. 


Watch this video: How To Choose the Right Incontinence Products

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About The CareGiver Partnership. The CareGiver Partnership helps caregivers and their loved ones with answers to their caregiving questions, including information about home health care products and supplies, from our Wisconsin-based team of Product Specialists who are all current or former caregivers. The company’s Web site provides the largest online library of resources on subjects most important to caregivers — from arthritis to assisted living, and Parkinson’s to prostate cancer — as well as access to more than 3,000 home care products for incontinence, skin care, mobility, home safety and daily living aids. The CareGiver Partnership was founded in 2004 by Lynn Wilson of Neenah, Wisc. Visithttp://www.caregiverpartnership.com to learn more or call 1-800-985-1353.


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