She also advised the caregivers that patients need all the care, patience, compassion and understanding they can provide to help them deal with incontinence.
“Aids & Appliances for Incontinence Care”, by Ms Susan Koh, Product Manager for SCA Hygiene Singapore Pte. Ltd., discussed the various diaper products they offer to help with incontinent patients. She also gave pointers on how to choose the right product for a particular patient, be it male or female with the aid of visuals for each one.
Following Ms Koh’s talk, a mini workshop conducted by Ms Chia, demonstrated the proper method on how to transfer patients from the hospital bed to the wheelchair and vice versa. Ms Chia and Ms Koh, also demonstrated on how diapers are worn on a patient while lying down.
Ms Tan also demonstrated the use of different kinds of equipment for incontinent care, examples of which are the walker, cane and the commode.