Dementia and Bladder and Bowel Control

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Publication date: 
24 November 2016
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

People with dementia can have memory loss and confusion. Confusion can cause bladder and bowel control problems. This fact sheet covers:

  • what bladder and bowel problems people with dementia can have
  • what you can do to help
  • if medication helps