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Catheter Care

There are many reasons you or a loved one might require at home catheter care. No matter the reason, we are here to help and assist in any way we can. It could be due to a serious injury that has left you paralysed or an illness that means you can’t pass urine naturally and you need professional care when you need home. Whatever it is, we will ensure your catheter care is delivered in a friendly, professional, and discreet manner. We will support you or your loved one from the comfort of your own home, using our many years of experience in the field. We pride ourselves in our exceptionally high standards of care and will provide the perfect level of continence care and dignity throughout.

We know that everyone’s case is different and will create a catheter care plan that is specifically tailored to you and your needs, wants and requirements. Incontinence can be a sensitive aspect and one that you want dealt with as discreetly and as well as possible. We will ensure this happens.

How can I find catheter care near me?

If you find yourself asking how you can find catheter care near you, Secure Healthcare Solutions can help. We offer dedicated catheter care in Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall, Sandwell, Cannock, South Stafford, Telford, Birmingham and other surrounding areas. Get in touch to find more information and details on all our locations.

What is a catheter?

A urinary catheter is a flexible tube that is inserted into the bladder to collect urine in a drainage bag. A catheter can be inserted either through the urethra (the tube that carries urine out of the bladder) or through a small opening made in the lower stomach.

Why is a catheter used?

A catheter is used when someone has difficulty passing urine naturally. This could be for many reasons such as if you have an obstruction in your urethra, if you have bladder weakness or nerve damage that affects your ability to pass urine naturally, to deliver medicine directly to the bladder (such as chemotherapy for bladder cancer) as a last resort when other treatments for incontinence haven’t worked.

Intermittent Catheter – Temporarily inserted to the bladder and removed once the bladder is empty
Indwelling Catheter – This is a more long-term catheter and is held in place by an inflated balloon within the bladder.

If you find you need help with your catheter care at home, our highly qualified carers can provide this. We can help ensure the catheter is kept clean and keep an eye out for any infections, doing our best to avoid these along the way by keeping the catheter and area around it clean, reducing the risk of contamination. We can also ensure drainage bags are emptied regularly and that they and the catheters themselves are worn in a comfortable position. As well as the medical side of catheter care, we will also be on hand to answer any questions or queries you may have, and support you with any side effects of your condition. If you need other services such as a live-in carer, we can sort this too.

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