Foley Catheter

A tube inserted into the bladder in order to drain urine.

More Common Terms

  • Foley Catheter A tube inserted into the bladder in order to drain urine.
  • Ombudsman A professional who investigates and resolves complaints on behalf of residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) A UTI is an infection anywhere in the urinary tract which can cause confusion with the elderly and those with dementia. If the person has a sudden and unexplained change in behavior such as increased confusion, agitation, or withdrawal, this may be s...

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