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The Association for Continence Advice (ACA) is the association to join for any continence professionals wishing to get the most out of professional development, skill sharing with peers and inter-disciplinary continence professionals, networking and educational opportunities through our regular newslettersannual conferencestudy days, local branchesawards, and through our website and members only areas.

* NEW MEMBERS OFFER (Direct Debit Payments ONLY): 

First year's membership half price for Full or Associate Membership

Available to NEW MEMBERS, however we shall honour the offer also to previous members who have been lapsed for two years or more.
 

Please note this offer is only for members within the UK.  If you are Ireland based however please contact us at ACA@Fitwise.co.uk and we can arrange to grant you the offer by another payment method
 

Paying by Direct Debit

Paying for your ACA membership has never been easier with our online Direct Debit form. Once you have completed our online registration form above ( "Join us TODAY - go to our online joining form" button ), simply click on the Direct Debit link above to set up your ACA membership Direct Debit. It only takes a minute or two, there is no need to post anything, it is securely hosted by Go Cardless, you will receive notification before payments are made, and you can view you payment history online, or cancel your Direct Debit at any time.

  • Full member: £50.00 or £25 for first year when signing up to direct debit only
    Open to qualified health or allied care professionals
  • Associate member£40.00 or £20 for first year when signing up to direct debit only
    Open to individuals working in continence care and students with no recognised professional health care of allied care qualification
  • Group member£80.00 
    Only available through nominated representative, statutory authorities, nursing homes and voluntary organisations
  • Retired member: £22.50
  • Overseas member
    • Full: £60.00
    • Associate: £50.00
    • Group: £120.00

 Help ACA Attract New Members

Please approach any of your work colleagues who are not already members and ask them if they would like to become members of the Association for Continence Advice.

By downloading the recruitment flyer, you will be able to outline to your colleagues exactly why they should join this growing association.

Click here to download the Recruitment Flyer

If you recruit a new member to the association you will both be rewarded. Current members will receive 15 points which can be redeemed against a variety of items and new members will receive half price membership for the first year if they join by direct debit.

Your assistance in recruiting new members is vital in building a stronger and more effective association.

Benefits of Full Membership to the ACA

Membership

  • Premier UK multi-professional organisation in the field of continence
  • Automatic membership of an ACA Branch
  • Peer group support
  • Collaborative working
  • Accepted nationally and internationally as a membership organisation
  • Members forum - ask the experts and other members on clinical issues you may have

Education

  • Active involvement in continence related research
  • Provider of education and information
  • Annual National Conference
  • Study days organised locally
  • Comments on professional issues

Annual Conference

  • Largest UK Conference with continence specific Exhibition and Scientific Programme
  • Reduced cost of conference for members
  • Written/oral and poster presentations from a variety of professions
  • Worldwide examples of good practice
  • In touch with latest products, developments, technological advances UK/World via Exhibition

Publications

  • ACA Quarterly newsletter with news, branch information, DH statements/policy
  • Clinical Practice guidance
  • ACA Members Directory
  • Clinical updates 

Advancing Knowledge

  • Dorothy Mandelstam Award
  • Research Network, support and information for those undertaking research
  • The services of research, educational, medical and paediatric advisors 

Support

  • A responsive staffed office that administers the Association
  • Executive committee
  • Branch committees
  • Website

Influence

  • Access to government departments
  • Works with government review groups and a range of other bodies to inform decision makers
  • Helps to ensure high quality of service and products used in continence services

 Corporate Input

  • Corporate support and information