Incontinence – It’s No Laughing Matter
The sudden desperate urge to go to the toilet when away from home is something many people face on a regular basis, especially if you’re one of the estimated 14 million people in the UK who have a problem controlling your bladder or the 6.5 million with bowel issues.
Continence specialist HARTMANN Direct has launched a new card to help make it easier for people to ask to use a toilet while out and about.
The HARTMANN Direct continence card is a credit card sized plastic card, featuring the words: “I need to use a toilet urgently – thank you for your assistance and understanding.” On the reverse it says: “Please help, I can’t wait.” The cards are available free of charge from HARTMANN Direct. Simply visit www.hartmanndirect.co.uk to get hold of a card.
Lots of people worry about needing to go to the toilet while they’re out and not being able to find a toilet to use. This is something that is getting worse with the closure of many public toilets, resulting in a lack of facilities in many towns. HARTMANN Direct has produced the continence cards to support people suffering from incontinence who have a desperate need to use a toilet. The card’s not a guaranteed entry to use someone’s toilet but it does give you something to show, to highlight that you have a genuine need to use the toilet urgently. The cards are discreet, easily fit in a purse or wallet and will hopefully make it easier to ask to use a toilet when you really need to.
Caused by a dysfunction of the bladder or bowel, incontinence can range from slight to very severe. Slight incontinence involves the loss of a few drops, while very severe incontinence can involve the release of a full bladder. Wearing continence pads can provide you with added security and enable you to get on with your daily activities without worrying about leaking.
HARTMANN has been taking incontinence very seriously for over 35 years. Many of its products, including tried and tested brands MoliMed® and MoliCare®, are recommended by healthcare professionals. The company’s now offering its expertise direct to the public via HARTMANN Direct – a one-stop-shop for continence advice and continence products.
HARTMANN Direct offers a wide range of continence pads, pants and associated products, including pads specifically designed for men. Available in a variety of sizes and absorbency levels, there are products to suit all degrees of incontinence, including slim pads that fit snuggly. Within the MoliMed® range, MoliMed Premium Light and Micro come individually wrapped, making them ideal for popping in your bag when you’re out and about.
With HARTMANN Direct, you don’t have to worry about being seen buying continence care products with your weekly shop, as you can order online – by visiting www.hartmanndirect.co.uk – and have them delivered in discreet packaging direct to your door.
Visit the website today to get your free continence card
Latest posts by Silversurfers Editor (see all)
- TOP 10 Special Interest & Events Breaks From Shearings Holidays - February 24, 2017
- How many portions of fruit and veg do you eat each day? - February 23, 2017
- The unwavering popularity of Optiflame® - February 20, 2017
- Is a Jaffa Cake a biscuit or a cake? - February 20, 2017
- The Active Collection from Hotter - February 20, 2017
Leave a Comment!
Community Terms & Conditions
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
be accurate (where they state facts); be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
contain any material which is defamatory of any person; or contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; or promote sexually explicit material; or promote violence; promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; or infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; or be likely to deceive any person; or be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence; or promote any illegal activity; or be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; or be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
Nurturing a safe environment
Our Silversurfers community is designed to foster friendships, based on trust, honesty, integrity and loyalty and is underpinned by these values.
We don't tolerate swearing, and reserve the right to remove any posts which we feel may offend others... let's keep it friendly!