Sacha Brech

Wellspect HealthCare - Digital Manager
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66 years old, and my first app download changed my life

Posted by Sacha Brech, January 11 2018


Paulene, 66, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at the age of 40, and has had bowel issues ever since. Her nurse recommended she try a new therapy, but what does an app have to do with bowel function...

I have been using laxatives, laxatives and more laxatives... There have been examinations and investigations and it’s gotten worse and worse. A constant downward slope . . . 

 

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Topics: Lifestyle, Travel, Transanal Irrigation, Bowel Management, Neurogenic Bowel

What is an all-in-one kit?

Posted by Sacha Brech, November 14 2017

Why is it needed?

I live an active life, travelling a lot, and sometimes I find myself in places without accessible toilets. That is when I appreciate using an all-in-one kit. 

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Topics: Catheterisation, wheelchair, Lifestyle, Travel, ISC, Self-catheterisation, All-In-One

Getting adventurous with the Back-Up Trust – Part 2

Posted by Sacha Brech, October 25 2017

I’m Eleanor and I work for Select, an organisation that has previously worked with and supported the Back-Up Trust, so when the chance to apply for an activity course came up, for me it was an opportunity not to be missed! I was lucky enough to be selected to attend the course as a buddy – someone who helps to build confidence and independence for both the volunteers and also participants who have spinal cord injuries. Here is Part 2 of my story.

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Topics: Catheterisation, wheelchair, Lifestyle, Travel, Sport, ISC, Self-catheterisation, Back Up Trust

Getting adventurous with the Back-Up Trust – Part 1

Posted by Sacha Brech, October 11 2017

I’m Eleanor and I work as part of the Select Home Delivery team. Working here, I have learnt a lot about the many different reasons people have to use catheters and continence products. I know that many of our patients have a spinal cord injury and how much of a life changing condition this can be, but I wanted to find out more.

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Topics: Catheterisation, wheelchair, Lifestyle, Travel, Sport, ISC, Self-catheterisation, Back Up Trust

Top Travel Tips - for a hassle-free holiday

Posted by Sacha Brech, August 30 2017

The Summer holidays may be coming to a close, but it is still a busy time for travelling. The airports and train stations will be clogged up with people, and travellers everywhere will ask themselves: Will I be there in time? Where is the passport? Some of you will also ask yourself: Will I be able to find an accessible toilet? Did I pack enough catheters? Is there anything else I need to consider?

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Topics: Catheterisation, Travelling with Catheters, wheelchair, Lifestyle, Travel, ISC, Self-catheterisation