Overview

The Continence Service aims to alleviate the psychological problems to which a person may encounter due to bladder or bowel symptom problems resulting from incontinence. The objective of this service is to provide financial support to those persons by partial or full subsidy of continence products.

What you'll get

Scheme A: Entitlement for a supply of fully subsidised products, as per table below (as per general practitioner’s subscription and assessment by the Continence Nurse).

Scheme B: Entitlement for a supply of partially subsidised products (as per general practitioner’s subscription and assessment by the Continence Nurse).

Eligibility

General eligibility criteria:

  • Scheme A: In possession of a valid Special Identity-EU (SID-EU) Card issued by the Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) and suffering from incontinence as certified by the patient’s General Practitioner. Applicants have to be at least two (2) years of age.
  • Scheme B: A senior citizen over 60 years of age and suffering from incontinence as certified by the patient’s General Practitioner

How to apply

Fill in and submit the application online.

The service for Scheme B is against payment

Scheme B

ProductPrice per productPrice Price per product
Diapers Pull-Ups 
Small Adult Diapers€0.18Small Adult Pull-Ups€0.44
Medium Adult Diapers€0.21Medium Adult Pull-Ups€0.42
Large Adult Diapers€0.25Large Adult Pull-Ups€0.46
Extra Large Adult Diapers€0.33Extra Large Adult Pull-Ups€0.47
    
Pads Inco-Sheets 
Small Female Absorbent Pads€0.10Small Inco-Sheets 60x40€0.08
Large Female Absorbent Pads€0.12Large Inco-Sheets 60x90€0. 14
Male Absorbent Pads€0.16  

Should the applicant require to change or increase products, your General Practitioner must fill in the referral form. Click here to download referral form.

 

Required documentation:

  • Filled application form including the Medical Report signed by the applicant’s General Practitioner. Click here to download the Medical Report
  • Copy of Special ID-EU Card for those applying for Scheme A

 

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