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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.

Managing a urinary catheter valve

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

Memory clinic

A leaflet about the memory clinic - what it is, what will happen at the clinic and how to prepare.


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.

Occupational therapy in POPS

A leaflet explaining occupational therapy in Perioperative medicine for Older People undergoing Surgery (POPS) and how the clinic can help you.

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.

Perioperative medicine for Older People undergoing Surgery (POPS)

Information about the Perioperative medicine for Older People undergoing Surgery (POPS) clinic and what will happen when you visit.

Preventing the spread of infection in the Older person's Unit

Information about what is expected of patients/carers on the Older People's Unit during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Reducing slips trips and falls

This leaflet explains more about what you can do to reduce the chances of a slip, trip or fall when you are in hospital.

Stroke patient handbook

The stroke patient handbook has been developed with the help and input of people who have had a stroke and their relatives, health and social care professionals working across Lambeth and Southwark and the voluntary sector.
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