Let’s talk about bladder weakness…

Let’s talk about bladder weakness…

If you follow us on Facebook, you’ll know we regularly share stories from the media about incontinence. Why? Because it shows that slowly but surely the taboo around bladder weakness is changing – and we welcome that with open arms. Incontinence affects literally...
Travelling again with confidence

Travelling again with confidence

It’s been a while since many of us have travelled – whether that’s an overnight visit in the UK to friends, family or a B&B or hotel, or perhaps a holiday abroad. Slowly but surely, things are getting back ‘to normal’, and as the weather improves, it’s natural...
Is it possible to have the best quality at the cheapest price?

Is it possible to have the best quality at the cheapest price?

There’s a question! It’s one we have been contemplating for many years, especially in a competitive industry such as ours. Recently we’ve been considering pricing for our new catalogue. We are really keen to keep any price increases to an absolute minimum, and in some...
Incontinence products and the environment

Incontinence products and the environment

Concern for the environment has never been higher; whether it’s climate change, water and plastic pollution or how we dispose of waste – these issues are the focus of numerous charities and pressure groups campaigning to increase our awareness about our actions on the...
Incontinence in children

Incontinence in children

Incontinence in children is known as enuresis – but is more commonly known as bed-wetting. It very generally takes two forms: nocturnal enuresis, or bed-wetting at night, is the more common. Daytime wetting is called diurnal enuresis. Because it’s normal for children...
Tips for managing incontinence and dementia

Tips for managing incontinence and dementia

Incontinence is sadly all too common in people who have dementia; it is thought that around 60 to 70% of people with Alzheimer’s will develop incontinence, usually in the later stages of dementia. If you live with someone who has this condition, it can be useful to...
New catalogue out soon!

New catalogue out soon!

We’re really excited to announce that the new product catalogue from Arelle is due out very soon! Our team is just working on the finishing touches before it is printed, delivered and sent out to everyone who has requested it. You’ll be happy to know that...
Supporting small businesses during a pandemic

Supporting small businesses during a pandemic

As the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns continue to impact our everyday lives, it’s no overstatement to say this is one of the most challenging times we have all known. Now, more than ever, it’s evident that we need to continue to support each other, our...
Incontinence and skincare

Incontinence and skincare

Maintaining healthy skin is something many of us take for granted, but skincare is especially important for anyone affected by incontinence – adults and youngsters alike! Wet skin is far more prone to become irritated or broken, which can often be painful and...
Bladder problems after having a baby

Bladder problems after having a baby

If you’re having bladder problems after having a baby, you’re not alone. In the three months after childbirth, a third of women suffer from incontinence. * Yet a third of those women were embarrassed about mentioning it to their partners, and almost half with...
What to do when incontinence affects mental health

What to do when incontinence affects mental health

The link between incontinence and mental health is frequently under-reported, but we know from our customers that incontinence can have a significant effect on a person’s self-confidence, self-esteem and dignity, and in some cases it can even lead to depression. This...
How safe is it to use public toilets during a pandemic?

How safe is it to use public toilets during a pandemic?

As things continue to get back to “normal”, more and more of us are venturing out and about.  And inevitably, there are going to be times during these outings when we might need to visit a public toilet, whether that’s in a restaurant or pub, shopping centre or beauty...
Our guide to buying incontinence products for men

Our guide to buying incontinence products for men

Over three million men in the UK experience incontinence*, and almost 90% of men who reach their 70s will have suffered bladder weakness at some point. Consequently there are now many specialist incontinence products for men, providing discreet, absorbent and...
Why does Arelle sell Abena incontinence products?

Why does Arelle sell Abena incontinence products?

At Arelle, we value service and quality above all else.  We talk to our customers on a regular basis and we know that offering multiple brands which all do much the same thing can be confusing.  We understand that above all, our customers need to have complete...
10% off with Arelle newsletter

10% off with Arelle newsletter

We hope you are all keeping well in these unusual times  – although ‘things’ are supposed to be getting back to normal, everything still feels far from normal! Here is a quick update from us – including details of how you can get 10% off your next online...
World Continence Week 2020

World Continence Week 2020

Did you know it’s World Continence Week? The annual health campaign is run by the International Continence Society (ICS) every year to raise awareness of incontinence related issues. And here at Arelle, we’re hugely supportive about every initiative to open up...
Should I use washable incontinence pants?

Should I use washable incontinence pants?

Washable incontinence pants are a popular option for men and women, but they are best suited to you if you have light to moderate incontinence. They are probably most widely used by women with stress incontinence. For regular wearers, these products will save money,...
Which incontinence pad is best?

Which incontinence pad is best?

If you are one of the millions of people affected by incontinence, then you are probably familiar with the huge range of products on the market available to help you. With so many different styles, materials and brands, it’s no surprise that choosing the right...
How to choose bed protection: waterproof mattress protectors

How to choose bed protection: waterproof mattress protectors

You spend a large part of your life in contact with a mattress, so it is worth investing in a good one. A waterproof mattress protector will extend the life of one of your most valuable household items. It will also protect against mites and microbes that can cause...