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How frequent should you change your diapers?

How frequent should you change your diapers?   Adult diapers must be changed frequently between 5-8 times a day. It is strongly recommended that you do not wear wet or soiled adult diapers for longer than necessary.   What are the consequences of not changing diapers?   The infrequent change can exacerbate health problems and opens the potential for infection such as Adult Diaper Rash and Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). The adult diapers should be checked once every 4 hours (every 2 hours is most recommended) if the patient is suffering from incontinence.

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How to choose the right Adult Diaper?

Types of Adult Diaper to choose from? There are 2 types of Adult Diaper available in Friends Of Seniors. Adult Diaper with side tapes/tabs and Adult Pull Up Diaper.   How to select the right Adult Diaper? Users with incontinence who suffer immobility issues or are bedridden should choose the Adult diaper with side tapes/tabs. Tape on adult diaper is easier to manage during changing time for caregivers. Users who are mobile and entirely or mostly independent can choose the Adult Pull Up Diaper as it is an easier option for self-change.

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What are Adult Diapers?

What are Adult Diapers? Adult diapers are disposable garments worn to help alleviate leakage from urinary or fecal incontinence. Adult diapers are also known as briefs and incontinence pads. Benefits of Adult Diapers Adult diapers can provide many benefits for people who are affected by incontinence.  1.  Sense of Security and Safeness: wearing a diaper can take the stress off the wearer or caregiver from rushing to the bathroom when the urge of urination occurs. It also prevents leakage of urine from wetting regular clothing or bed. 2. Confidence: diapers increase the wearer's confidence to be out and about.  It gives them the confidence to leave their house without worrying about...

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What is Incontinence?

What is Incontinence? Incontinence refers to the involuntary loss of urine from the bladder or feces from the bowel.  The loss of urine from the bladder is known as Urinary Incontinence whereas the loss of feces from the bowel is known as Fecal Incontinence. The extend of involuntary leakage of urine or feces varies across individuals that are incontinent. Types & Causes of Urinary Incontinence  The 4 main types of Urinary Incontinence are Stress Incontinence, Urge Incontinence, Overflow Incontinence, and Functional Incontinence.  1.  Stress Incontinence: leakage of urine when pressure is exerted on the bladder from activities such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, and exercising.     Stress Incontinence is caused by the weakening of the pelvic floor support...

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