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SFCS is now an Institution of Public Character (IPC). IPC is a status accorded to a registered charity allowing tax deduction for qualifying donations.

SFCS will continue to conduct seminars and workshops for the public and the medical profession to improve continence care within the local community.

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EDITORIAL

Problem that incontinence caregivers at home

First off, let me wish all of you a Happy and Prosperous Chinese New Year! This is our first editorial post for 2022 and I want to start off by talking about a problem that incontinence caregivers at home or maybe, even incontinence patients themselves, may sometimes neglect – skincare. A person with incontinence is not able to prevent urine and stool from leaking, and is at risk for skin problems around the buttocks and genital areas. Urine and stool can damage the skin at these areas, causing redness, irritation and soreness. This can be distressing, uncomfortable and isolating. While ...
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SCFS’s first editorial!

Dear friends of SFCS, Welcome to SCFS’s first editorial! This will be the first in a regular (monthly) series of editorials where we talk about issues central to the theme of “Restoring Dignity to Incontinence Sufferers”. In Singapore, 10-40% of the population is estimated to suffer from some form of urinary incontinence, while about 4.7% suffers from faecal incontinence. These are not uncommon conditions. Yet, incontinence remains a taboo subject for many members of the general public and incontinence patients. The condition remains highly misunderstood, and many sufferers are reluctant to come out to speak about their experiences dealing with ...
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LATEST ARTICLES

Bedwetting in Children (Part 3)

1) Is bedwetting a problem that needs therapy? Yes, this is especially when the child is already at school going age and bedwetting (As the condition specifically refers the one ...
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Bedwetting in Children (Part 2)

What are the causes of bedwetting? The exact causes are unknown. Various factors or causes that have been implicated include: Heredity - Bedwetting runs in a family; Inability to wake ...
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Bedwetting in Children

1. What is bedwetting? Bedwetting is uncontrollable wetting while being asleep by an otherwise healthy child beyond early childhood. Most bedwetters seeking treatment in Singapore are: 1. Five years or ...
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My War with Incontinence

Author: C Prathivmohan I first knew that I had incontinence when I was five. My parents told me that I had it ever since I had an operation for an ...
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