Community leader Daniel Jenkins and the benefits of an all-in-one kit

Posted by Chris Bridgman, November 16 2017

Daniel Jenkins needs to be out in his town every day. As a pastor, he supports his community and often makes home visits. Paralysed after an operation 12 years ago, Daniel lost sensation in his lower abdomen, including bladder control. In this post, he explains how an all-in-one catheter kit gives him peace of mind and allows him to fulfil his obligations.

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Travelling with catheters

What a paralympian packs on the road

Posted by Chris Bridgman, November 8 2017

Michael Kerr, of the Great Britain Rio Olympics rugby wheelchair team, talks about how an all-in-one catheter kit fits in with the life of a travelling athlete.

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Topics: Travelling with catheters, Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC)

What is an all-in-one kit?

Posted by Chris Bridgman, October 12 2017

Why is it needed?

I live an active life, travelling a lot, and sometimes I find myself in places without accessible toilets. That is when I appreciate using an all-in-one kit. 

I prefer a kit over separate components that must be assembled, especially when I’m travelling as it greatly reduces the risk of leakage - Kent

 

 

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Topics: Travelling with catheters, Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC)

Travel tips: Spread your wings and fly with me!

Posted by Kissinger Deng, December 8 2016

Having suffered a SCI at age 16, Kissinger Deng knows the pitfalls involved in flying as a wheel chair user. A Paralympian, he flies often as the goal keeper for the Oslo Sledge Hockey team. Here he shares his tips for a hassle-free travel experience.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Travelling with catheters

Being a Paralympic nurse

Posted by Helene Skoog, September 1 2016

Not only the athletes are making it to the Paralympics in Rio this year – there are also a whole team of nurses and other medical staff on site. We got hold of Bev Everton, a nurse with the British Paralympic team. Bev always keep a survival kit in her bag, but not the kind you think…

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Topics: Bowel management, Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Travelling with catheters