Dementia and Bladder and Bowel Control

This fact sheet provides information about why people with dementia can also have trouble with bladder and bowel control.


Dementia and Bladder and Bowel Control

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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

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