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After someone has sought treatment for incontinence, found the right incontinence supplies and developed a management strategy for dealing with incontinence it becomes a day to day process to learn how to best deal with incontinence. Even the best plans can go astray but with some helpful tips it can be possible to learn how to utilize incontinence products on a everyday basis in the most effective way possible. Whether you are a caregiver for someone with incontinence or are dealing with your own incontinence here are some helpful tips for everyday use.
- Have what you need on hand. One of the worst feelings can be discovering your incontinence supplies have unknowingly run out. You are then faced with an inconvenient run to the store only to find out they may not have what you need! Today, there is no need to have that happen to you. The CareGiver Partnership offer their convenient Never Run Out automatically scheduled delivery service. Watch this short video to learn more. This way you never have to worry about not having what you need to in order to manage your incontinence or for someone in your care.
- Know when to change your incontinence product. It can be a process to learn when to change your incontinence product or for someone in your care. Today, many incontinence supplies come with wetness indicators that show when the product needs to be changed. This can be very helpful in knowing when to change. If you decide now is the time to change it is important to have everything you need right by where you are changing. This not only eliminates the embarrassment of not having wipes, or disposal bags nearby but also lowers the risk of falling or accidents if you are helping someone else change their incontinence product.
- Determine a method for disposal. It is important to have a disposal process already developed on an everyday basis. Not only does swift disposal reduce the chance of hygiene being compromised but it also helps to reduce lingering odors which can occur when an incontinence product has been changed. Disposal bags can help to safely seal up used incontinence supplies and then provide an easy to way to put them in the trash.
- Always have a plan. The reality for most people with incontinence is they need to go other places on an everyday basis. If you are leaving your home always have a plan to take with you. Make sure you have plenty of incontinence supplies, know where nearby restrooms are and understand what your specific needs for incontinence management are on an everyday basis. This will help to make sure you can continue to manage your incontinence on day to day basis effectively no matter where you are.
It can be overwhelming to try and determine exactly what incontinence supplies you or the loved one in your care may need. There are more choices than ever before and they’re changing all the time. This creates even more confusion. There’s pull-on underwear for men, for women, for either; there’s boxers for men, adjustable underwear, briefs (adult diapers), pads for women, liners, guards for men, shields for men, underpads, chair pads, bed pads, undergarments, booster pads, swim pants, washable products, shaped pads, and soon bladder control inserts.
The Caregiver Partnership understands this confusion and have created an easy to use style guide which explains all the style options which can help you determine what incontinence products are right for you or you. You can also speak with one of their knowledgeable ladies and try samples before you buy ($3.49).
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Since 2004, The Caregiver Partnership has been helping women just like you. Unlike the big box stores which usually only offer 3 brands of incontinence products, The CareGiver Partnership shops the world over to find the best incontinence products - those used by consumers and professionals alike. They offer over 700 choices-ten times more brands, styles, sizes and absorbencies than even the big box stores. And, they have knowledgeable Product Specialists you can speak with when you call 1-800-985-1353.
However, even when you have an idea of what incontinence products you are looking for it can still be overwhelming. That’s why the free & easy Incontinence Product Finder was developed. It saves you time, money and frustration by making it easy to sort through hundreds of products - fast. The video below explains how it works.
Did you know those buying incontinence products for the first time waste $130 on average in trial and error mode trying to figure out what will work best for them. This is research from the makers of Depend and Poise. The CareGiver Partnership recognizes this and that’s why they provide online tools to help you select the best choice. They also have a team of Product Specialist who are expert on all the products offered and can send you samples ($3.49 each) to try before you buy. Questions? Call them at 1-800-985-1353.
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