Overcoming Barriers – teaching rectal irrigation when communication is difficult 

A Case Study by Suzanne Morgan, Advanced Women’s Physiotherapist at Barnsley Hospital   Suzanne shares her experience of teaching rectal irrigation to a patient who has communication barriers (deaf, non-speaking) and experiencing faecal incontinence.  How did you manage your assessment?  I hadn’t encountered these difficulties before, and this was the first time I had a sign-language …