The guideline aims to assist nurses and their clients to make informed decisions that lead to quality care and improved outcomes (improved quality of life and overall reduction in morbidity).
Reduce the frequency and severity of urinary incontinence episodes, prevent the complications associated with urinary incontinence and improve quality of life of the patient/client.
This guideline focuses its recommendations on three areas:
(1) Practice recommendations directed at the nurse
(2) Education recommendations directed at the competencies required for practice
This guideline speaks to the impacts of health, wellness and safety focused environments for nurses on quality outcomes for patients/clients, nurses, organizations and systems.
This guideline focuses on:
(1) Practice recommendations: directed at the nurse to guide practice regarding assessment and screening for delirium, dementia and depression in older adults