ERIC's free, one-day workshop offers parents and carers the opportunity to network with others and learn how to deal with childhood bladder and bowel problems ranging from toilet training to persistent wetting and soiling and managing complex conditions.

Sessions will be led by Brenda Cheer, ERIC Nurse & Specialist Paediatric Continence Nurse.


10.30 Registration and refreshments

11.00 Welcome and introduction to ERIC

  • Services and support
  • About ERIC

11.15 Supporting children with toileting difficulties

  • Find out how healthy bladders and bowels should behave
  • Tips on getting wee and poo in the loo!

12.15 Lunch and networking

  • Chance for parents and carers to chat over lunch

13.00 What happens when the treatment doesn’t work?

  • The role of catheters, cones and tubes
  • A look at how complex bladders and bowels are managed
  • Treatment resistant wetting and soiling

14.00 Question time

  • The ERIC team will be available until 14.45 to speak with families

14.45 Close

Directions to the venue

Nearest Railway Station - Gloucester Railway Station 1.3 miles (2.1 km)
Motorway Junction - M5 Jnct 11a 1.7 miles (2.8 km)  On site parking at GDA's community centre                        Nearest Bus Station - Gloucester Bus station (Bus route nos. 10 ) 1.3 miles (2.1km)

Booking information

To book your place on this free event, please use our online booking system by pressing the book button below. If you are booking several tickets, please enter each attendee's details.

Please note, we regret that we are unable to accommodate children under 13 at this event.

WellspectThis course is sponsored by Wellspect.