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Course objectives

• To understand how bowels and bladders work and how to keep them functioning properly
• To become more confident about supporting families with a structured approach to potty and toilet training
• To identify and understand the early signs of continence problems and know where to go for help
• To become more confident in supporting children with additional needs with toileting
• To identify how much a child should be drinking daily
• To identify what a healthy poo looks like and how often children should be going to the toilet
• To gain best practice tips to implement within your setting following the training.

Course tutor

Brenda Cheer, Paediatric Specialist Continence Nurse & ERIC Nurse


13.30-13.40 Arrival & refreshments

13.40-13.50 Information about ERIC – Who we are & how we can help

13.50-15.00 How bowels work – how to recognise & manage constipation

15.00-15.15 Break & refreshments

15.15-15.45 How bladders work – promoting healthy bladders, potty training & bedwetting

15.45-16.10 Children with additional needs – how to approach potty training

16.10-16.30 Feedback, evaluation & close

Transport to the venue

Situated within the Shoreditch Triangle, with easy access to both the City and Brick Lane Market, the Human Rights Action Centre has excellent public transport links and is minutes’ walk from Old Street and Liverpool Street stations (Underground) and Shoreditch High Street station. (Overground).

It is easy to reach via many cycle routes and there is a Santander Cycle docking station just outside.

Payment information

The cost of the course is £68 per person. Reduced price of £53 available for National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) members, please quote promotional code when booking. Please note that we can only accept payment by card.

Refreshments will be provided. 

Cancellation & transfer policy

If written notification is received 30 days before the course, we will issue a refund. We regret that no refunds can be made on bookings cancelled less than 30 days before the course. A colleague may attend in your place rather than forfeit the full course fee.

ERIC reserves the right to cancel the course. In the unlikely event of cancellation by ERIC, course fees paid will be refunded in full.