Can period pants be used as incontinence pants?

Can period pants be used as incontinence pants?

You can’t fail to have noticed how in the last 12 months, ‘period proof’ underwear has taken the world by storm! With multiple offerings now available from specialist brands and retailers, these products are definitely becoming the norm, with demand undoubtedly driven...
Male incontinence – staying in control

Male incontinence – staying in control

Our friends at Abena have produced a really helpful leaflet with advice on incontinence issues for men – and with their kind permission, we are able to share some of the content with you. We hope you find it useful: Firstly, just what is incontinence? It is an...
Have you heard about Ableworld?

Have you heard about Ableworld?

From time to time, we like to share information about suppliers that we think you might find either useful or of interest. This month we’d like to introduce you to Ableworld! Ableworld is a company we have worked with for many years. Unless there is a store near...
Choosing the right disposable incontinence pad

Choosing the right disposable incontinence pad

When it comes to choosing the right incontinence pad, you really don’t want to waste time or money on buying the wrong one. But more importantly, you don’t want to be let down by a pad that is the wrong absorbency or fit for you. We understand that you want to have...
Managing bladder weakness: our 5 top tips

Managing bladder weakness: our 5 top tips

Living with bladder weakness may seem challenging at first, but if you only have a light to moderate bladder weakness, some simple lifestyle adjustments will make all the difference to managing your condition. Read on for our advice and tips to help manage bladder...
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...
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...