Ageing and health patient information leaflets


This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Bladder and bowel clinic

This leaflet explains what this clinic is for and who can attend.

Bladder diary

Keeping a bladder diary helps us to make an assessment of how your bladder is working and gives us an idea of the amount you drink, the amount of urine your bladder can hold, and how often you pass urine.

Dementia - Information for patients, carers and relatives

This leaflet aims to help you understand dementia better. It describes the main types of dementia, their causes and symptoms, and how it is diagnosed. It also explains how to make sure that you get the right care in hospital, and gives you numbers for helpful local and national services.

Dementia Carers Pack England

Dementia carers pack - contains details of organisations that can help in England and the UK

Drinks and how they affect your bladder and bowel

This leaflet explains how drinks affect your bladder and bowel.

London Carers Pack

Dementia carers pack - contains details of organisations that can help in London

Managing a urinary catheter valve

This leaflet explains what a catheter valve is, why you need it and how you should look after it.


Nocturia is where you frequently wake up in the night and need to pass urine. This leaflet explains more about nocturia is and why it can occur. It also gives advice on how to prevent or reduce this problem.

Older Person's Unit

This information sheet gives you information specific to the Older Person's Unit.

Pelvic floor exercises for men

This leaflet is about pelvic floor exercises for men.
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