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The importance of skin care with incontinence

Maintaining good skin care is essential when you are looking after people who are incontinent. Urine and faeces can cause the skin to become red, irritated and sore and for the person you are caring for this can be uncomfortable and distressing as well as having an effect on their quality of life. 

Today the technology in body worn disposable pads mean that urine is quickly absorbed and locked away inside the superabsorbent core which helps to protect the skin from irritation. But if you do experience both urinary and / or faecal incontinence, then you will need to cleanse the skin more frequently and skin care products that cleanse and keep the skin moisturized can be used.

Attends Professional Care products are a range of skin care products specially developed to be gentle on the skin and includes both cleansing and moisturising products and are all dermatologically tested.

Our protective cleansing products include:


  • Attends Professional Care Foam is an effective dry wash foam used for cleansing the skin which contains Allantoin and Panthenol which help to moisturise the skin. The foam is applied directly to dry skin and once absorbed it can be wiped away with a soft cloth. It can be used without water.
  • Attends Professional Care Washing Lotion is a mild, soap free washing lotion that gently cleanses the skin and can be used for daily cleansing of the skin. It does not need to be used in combination with water. It contains Allantoin, Panthenol and Tocopheryl, which helps leave the skin clean and moisturised.
  • Attends Professional Care Wet Wipes are an easy to use moisturising wipe that provide quick and easy cleansing of the skin. They are used directly from the pack and no rinsing is required. The wipes are perfume free.
  • Attends Care Professional Cleansing Gloves are soft, disposable cleansing gloves that are made of cellulose that should be used in combination with skin protection gloves and can be used together with Attends Professional Care Foam and Washing Lotion.
  • Attends Care Professional Dry Cleansing Wipes are soft disposable that are made of cellulose that should be used in combination with skin protection gloves and can be used together with Attends Professional Care Foam and Washing Lotion.

Attends essential skin care products include:


  • Attends Professional Body Milk is a moisturizing body lotion which is enriched with Shea Butter and Glycerin. It is absorbed by the skin for long term skin hydration. It can be used after washing, bathing and showering and can be applied as needed.
  • Attends Professional Care Care Cream is a rich protective cream that helps to alleviate skin irritation. Rich in vegetable oils which help to moisturize and keep the skin’s elasticity it leaves a thin protective water-resistant film on the skin which helps to keep the skin soft and smooth.
  • Attends Professional Care Hydro Gel is a liniment based formula which is massaged into the skin e.g. on the temples, shoulders and chest to improve circulation but you should avoid the eyes. Mint oil, Menthol and Camphor has a warming and cooling effect on the skin and Allantoin and Panthenol helps to moisturize the skin. It can be reapplied as often as required.



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