Caring safely at home: Looking after a catheter

There are many situations where a catheter is required such as because of scarring from a surgery, cancer and urinary incontinence. It is possible to live a relatively normal life, but it is important to care for it properly to avoid complications.

This video is designed for people caring for family or friends at home – known as informal or unpaid carers. It give you and the person you care for practical and relevant information to support you day to day.

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How to look after a catheter

This video discusses what a catheter is and tips to look after it appropriately.