Complex Bowel Care


Bowel care is an essentail part of personal support for people at risk of severe constipation or faecal incontinence due to their disability. This workshop includes important aspects if personal hygiene and infection control procedures, administation of enemas and suppositories. It also covers iportance of bowel care, understanding of stool characteristics indicating healthy bowel functioning and dealing with complications and emergencies.

Who is this for?

This workshop is tailored for carers and support staff who support people to manage their bowel health, the theoretical and practical knowledge in complex bowel care as part of providing a specialist level of personal support.


It aims to provide an understanding of the correct, best practice techniques and methods for complex bowel care. It also emphasizes the value of privacy, dignity, and respect for the service user.

This workshop covers:

  • Basic anatomy of the digestive system

  • The importance of bowel care

  • Bowel health and functioning

  • Infection control prevention and procedures 

  • Issues and causes affecting bowel function, particularly for people with complex health conditions

  • Signs and symptoms of bowel problems and dysfunction, and related risks.

  • Monitoring and supporting bowel health

  • Documenting bowel patterns and changes

  • Intervention options and techniques, including conditions requiring intervention by a health professional.


ONLINE WEBINARS are conducted live and include demonstrations by experienced trainers.  Participants will be sent a training kit with resources to enable them to be assessed.


Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be issued with a Certificate of Completion valid for a period of 1 year.


Discounts are available for multiple bookings. Please contact us on (02) 8076 4774.



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