Associate Professor Jean Hay-Smith
Department of Medicine, University of Otago Wellington
Dr Rachelle Martin
Rehabilitation Lead/Knowledge Translation Lead, Burwood Academy of Independent Living


Date: Thursday 21st November, 2019
Time: 12.00pm –  1.00pm
Location: Meeting Room 2.3a, Burwood Hospital

Presentation begins at 12:noon sharp
Tea, coffee and cake are available from 11.45am

We hope you can make it and ask you to RSVP if you are intending to come. REGISTER HERE

“Supporting people with incontinence after stroke to live a good life”

Incontinence following stroke reduces a person’s ability to participate within their families, homes and communities – and contributes to higher rates of depression and social isolation. Jean and Rachelle will [interactively] share how this realist-informed literature review and participatory research sets the foundation for intervention development, supporting stroke survivors to manage their continence so they can return to participating in personally meaningful activities and life roles. A better understanding the contexts of people with incontinence after stroke has allowed us to plan for future phases of intervention development more effectively.

We would love to share what we have found with you – whether you are a health care professional working with people who experience incontinence, a person with lived experience, or someone interested in the methods we have used in this study. And we would love to hear your ideas and thoughts ….