EDMONTON, AB, Canada — The Powder Room
, a national and fully-bilingual educational program for individuals with an overactive bladder, is calling on citizens to help them locate Canada''s best public restrooms, according to CHQT-AM
Last year, over 400 restrooms were rated; ten winners across the country earned the Powder Room Seal of Approval and were prominently showcased on the interactive Cross-Canada Powder Room Map
, the story stated.
Fran Stewart, nurse continence advisor at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
, said: "It is extremely common for individuals with an overactive bladder and other bladder problems to use the toilet mapping technique and plan out where they will use the restroom before they leave the house."
The restroom evaluations utilize a five-star rating system based on accessibility, line-ups, cleanliness, location and overall décor, the story noted.
A new category, the Powder Room fan favorite, has been added this year and will be awarded to the restroom that receives the highest number of votes overall, the story added.