Welcome to Continence Nurse Sandra

About Sandra

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Qualifications

Sandra Ilett is a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife.

Sandra also has achieved a Bachelor of Health (Child Health) and a Graduate  Certificate (Continence)

Experience

Sandra has been continuously employed as a nurse for 33 years.

The past 20 years have been mostly involved with caring and assisting people with bowel and bladder problems.

Across the lifespan

Bladder and bowel problems are not isolated to one age group. Sandra has experience helping people at any age.

Fees

Initial visit  $150.

Members of Wide Bay Ostomates initial visit $100.

Review visit less than 30 mins $50.

Review visit greater than 30 mins $100.

Visit to existing MASS clients for reassessment $100.

Non visit care for example phone calls will be charged on an individual basis.

For most visits, travel will be included but this will be determined on a case to case basis.

You are required to pay for the visit on the day of the visit. 

Eftpos is available. Bank transfer is preferred.

BUPA may provide some rebate on fees. Provider Number N121175

NDIS & DVA

Sandra is a Registered NDIS provider.

DVA is invoiced for Gold Card holders under a contract arrangement.

What you can expect from Sandra

Continence Assessment

Each person has a unique life path to lead them to needing some help with continence issues. Sandra will look at each part of your unique situation during the assessment process. You may be required to complete some diaries to help with this process.

Conservative Management Strategies

Once the assessment is complete, then a range of strategies aimed at improving your particular problem will be suggested.

Access to Government Schemes

One part of these strategies may include applying to Commonwealth and/or State Government schemes for financial help with continence supplies.

This will be dependent on your eligibility for the schemes,


Other help

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Urinary catheters

There are times in the treatment of some illness and diseases where it is the best medical choice for a urinary catheter to be inserted into the bladder.

This may be temporary or permanent.

Education and care

In this unavoidable situation where a catheter has been inserted either through the urethra (IDC) or through the abdomen (SPC), receiving timely and correct education about the care of the catheter will make this experience as positive as it can be.

Access to catheter supplies

Help will also be given to help you access supplies for the care of your catheter so that purchases of unnecessary equipment is avoided.

Referrals to Sandra

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Phone

0418 568 580

Please leave a message and Sandra will get back to you as soon as possible.

Fax

  07 4126 2002

Doctors referral

Although it is ideal to have a referral from your GP or Specialist, it is not essential except in the case of needing a catheter change, then an annual referral must be received from a medical practitioner.

An up to date list of your current health problems and current medications will be required.

Confidentiality

Your privacy in these sensitive matters is of the utmost importance.

Every effort will be made to maintain this privacy.

Coordination of your care may require discussion with your GP or Specialist

Contact Sandra for a home visit

Bundaberg, Childers, Maryborough or surrounding areas.

Complete the contact form or
fax any documents to  

07 4126 2002

Mail to PO Box 568 CHILDERS 4660


Continence Nurse Sandra

0418 568 580

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