Continence care and policy initiatives
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Continence care and policy initiatives

Christine De Laine Continence Nurse Specialist/Lecturer Practitioner, Bournemouth Primary Care Trust and Bournemouth University
Janet Scammell Head of Learning and Teaching, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University
Vanessa Heaslip Specialist Practitioner Older People, Bournemouth Primary Care Trust and Bournemouth University, Dorset

Nurses are key professionals in the provision of continence care. The authors examine the implications of recent policy initiatives on the provision of continence care to older people, both in general terms and focusing on the issue of abuse.

Nursing Standard. 17, 7,45-51. doi: 10.7748/ns2002.10.17.7.45.c3290