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Incontinence Alarms for Adults

Incontinence or bedwetting alarms are not just for children.

Many adults suffer in silence with incontinence.

First and foremost: see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment of incontinence related problems including nocturnal enuresis.

If you’ve decided you want to try using an incontinence alarm as an adult, there are a good number of options and they come with different types of features that make it simple to include the device into your life.

Lots of incontinence alarm devices are made for children, and they come with accessories and designs that are obviously all about getting parents and kids through the difficulties of toddler aged bedwetting.

As an adult who wants an incontinence alarm, you will want similar features and the most basic feature of any bedwet alarm is of course: the alarm.

The alarm part of a good incontinence alert device can be either sound or vibration based, or in most cases: both. The best devices will give you an option to choose between different sounds and vibration levels, according to what works best to alert you.

If you know you’re not likely to wake to an alarm sound, an incontinence alarm with vibrate feature is a necessity. Thankfully, virtually all the products sold today will have both options and often allow you to use both at once for a failsafe method of alerting you.

The best alarm for adults to use is a matter of preference, but overwhelmingly there are a few that have stood the test of time and continue deliver some of the best results we can expect from this type of device today.

Which incontinence alarm should you choose as an adult?

TheraPee makes what we’d say is the best selling bedwetting alarm to date. It’s actually more than just an alarm device, and it calls itself an entire Bedwetting Solution. How much of this system you use is up to you. You can certainly make use of the alarm device, including the bed pad, only. The optional online program is helpful, and parents do find it useful for children. Would the TheraPee online interactive software program useful for an adult? It definitely can be, and it is not only designed for children.

When you buy the TheraPee alarm system you also get an unlimited license for the software that gives access to a personalized program, created by professionals. So you don’t need to make a decision about whether to purchase the program separately: it will be there if and when you want to give it a go.


This article is for informational purposes only, and does not intend to substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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