Move and Act Campaign – A Guide to Understanding Constipation
Constipation is a very common condition that affects people of all ages. It involves an individual not passing stools regularly or being unable to completely empty their bowels. Constipation may not be considered by many to be a particularly worrying health problem. However, chronic untreated constipation can be very serious and even fatal.
It is every staff member’s responsibility to have awareness of the signs, causes and how to escalate serious cases of constipation.
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