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When: Tuesday, June 9, 2020
What Time: 06:30 PM AEST - 07:30 PM AEST
Where: Online - join via your computer!Your Presenters: Terry Wesselink and Kerry Poole
About the Webinar
This webinar is designed for parents, grandparents, carers and guardians. Our experts have designed a presentation aimed at helping you with toilet training. They will look at the development of continence in children, how to help them succeed with toilet training and what to do when things don't go to plan.
About your presenters...
Therese (Terry) Wesselink is the Chief Executive Officer of the Continence Foundation of Australia Victorian Branch. Terry holds post graduate qualifications in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, and has over 30 years of experience. She now works exclusively in the field of Continence and Pelvic Health. Her expertise covers conditions such as urinary or faecal incontinence, constipation, pelvic organ prolapse, toilet training, and bedwetting in children.She is the author of the books WeeFree Women and the Reclaim Your Core. and is part of the working group that manages goagainsttheflow.org.au – a teen pelvic health initiative from the Victorian Continence Resource Centre and Victorian Government. Terry runs professional and community education sessions on topics such as Toilet Training, Bladder and bowel education for nurses, and Pelvic Floor education for women and men with incontinence.
Kerry Poole, RN, grad cert in advanced clinical nursing practice (continence), Grad dip in critical care.
Kerry is strongly committed to working in the community helping dispel the myths about incontinence and encouraging people to seek help about their incontinence problems. Her work includes a factsheet about continence issues in the chronic heart failure population.
Kerry has successfully combined her two passions of continence education and assessment working across a diverse range of audiences and clients.
Kerry has written and co-produced a health promotion music video receiving an award from the Australian Institute of Medical and Biological Illustration.