We have published this continence care guidance to help support best practice, promoting equal access to services and treatment for all. It is applicable to all children, young people, adults and the elderly, taking into account their diverse needs from assessment, diagnosis and treatment to recovery where possible. The purpose is to promote consistent practice, improve the experiences of people with continence needs, drive advances in clinical outcomes and reduce health inequalities.

It brings together evidence based resources and research and provides a practical means for commissioners to understand continence needs within their local population, as well as specify and contract for continence services, effectively measure outcomes and experience and work towards reducing health inequalities.

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