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Topic
Resource Type
01 Bladder Control Problem?
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This brochure explains the causes and signs of common bladder control problems. Includes a self-assessment questionnaire to help identify if you have a bladder control problem.

02 Good Bladder Habits For Everyone
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This brochure explains how poor bladder habits can lead to poor bladder control. Here are some easy steps that everyone can take to keep a healthy bladder.

04 Bladder Control Check Up
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This brochure explains what a bladder control check up is, what to expect and how to prepare for your check up.

12 Surgery for Bladder Control Problems in Women
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This fact sheet explains to women their options in treating bladder control problems if conservative measures fail. It explains why bladder control problems occur and when surgery should be considered.

14 Nocturia - Going to the Toilet at Night
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This fact sheet explains what nocturia is and how it affects older women and men. It describes common causes, how they can be treated and where you can get help.

17 Overactive Bladder and Urgency
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This fact sheet explains how bladder training can help with better bladder control and stop urine leaking. It also offers advice on bladder management and where to get help.

After-dribble in men
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This factsheet assists men who experience post-micturition dribble or 'after-dribble'. It provides general information about managing the condition and where to seek further information and advice.

Bladder Management Problems & Self Assessment Questionnaire
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This leaflet has a short self-assessment questionnaire to determine if you have a bladder control problem (urinary incontinence). It also provides information on where you can get help.

Easy Guide to Toilet Training
Type
Booklet

PDF


Many parents find toilet training their child can be challenging. This is an easy guide to help you teach your child to use the toilet in four steps.

Girls and Boys Toileting Sequence Pictures
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This fact sheet provides toileting tips with a series of pictures you can use with children to help you develop their toileting skills.

Live Better With Urinary Incontinence
Type
Booklet

PDF


This booklet is for people with urinary incontinence who may be waiting for surgery or other medical treatments to help with their incontinence. It gives detailed advice on how to manage incontinence, specialist services available and many other helpful hints and suggestions.

Men's Incontinence
Type
Videos/Webinars

Video


This is a video explains how men can become incontinent and how they should seek help. Speak to your doctor or call the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66.

You will find the video on:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_-tSXbzBb4

Menopause and Bladder and Bowel
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


This fact sheet explains how the physical symptoms of menopause impacts a woman's control of her bladder and bowel and what can be done about it.

MLAK Key Order Form
Type
Order form

PDF


The MLAK is a restricted access key produced by the Master Locksmiths Association of Australasia and sold by their members, to provide after-hours access to public toilets equipped with the MLAK lock nationwide.

Click here to complete the form:
https://masterlocksmiths.com.au/mlak-order-form/

National Continence Helpline Flyer
Type
Flyer


For free confidential advice about poor bladder and bowel control from nurse continence specialists, phone the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66

One Step at a Time - A parent's guide to toilet skills for children with disability
Type
Booklet

PDF


This guide provides five practical steps for parents to help children with disability, to develop the skills of toileting. This resource is currently undergoing a review and will be updated. Please be mindful that some phrases used for children with disability are outdated and requiring necessary correction.

One Step at a Time - The Expert Toilet Training Guide
Type
Booklet

PDF


Toilet training a child can be challenging. This booklet outlines key steps in helping your child learn how to go to the toilet on their own.

Pelvic Floor Health for Expectant and New Mums
Type
Booklet

PDF


This booklet talks about pelvic floor health and how it helps with bladder and bowel control, otherwise known as continence, as well as pelvic organ support and sexual function during pregnancy and after childbirth.

Pelvic floor muscles that work well reduce the risk of losing control of your bladder and bowel, particularly during pregnancy, and assists with faster
recovery after childbirth.

It covers:
- lifestyle habits to prevent or manage incontinence during pregnancy and after childbirth
- the role of your pelvic floor muscles and how to exercise them during pregnancy and after childbirth
- frequently asked questions on related topics.

This booklet also provides information on where to get help if you experience bladder or bowel control problems, pelvic organ prolapse and sexual pain.

Skin Care and Incontinence
Type
Booklet

PDF


This booklet explains how urinary and faecal incontinence can affect a person's skin. It answers common questions and offers solutions about skin care and incontinence.

The Bell and Pad Bedwetting Alarm
Type
Videos/Webinars

Video


The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) has developed an easy-to-follow step by step video on how to use a bell and pad bedwetting alarm. The video can be used by children and families as well as health professionals:
https://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/fact_sheets/Bedwetting_-_videos/
The RCH also has a nurse led Enuresis service, supporting children who regularly experience wetting problems. Get a referral from a doctor to their service for assessment and a treatment plan that works best for your family and child. You can download the referral form from here: https://www.rch.org.au/uploadedFiles/Main/Content/specialist-clinics/…

The Continence Guide: A Guide to Bladder and Bowel Health
Type
Booklet

PDF


A guide for anyone experiencing or caring for someone with bladder or bowel problems. It covers the types and causes of incontinence and the treatment and management options available.

The Personal Bedwetting Alarm
Type
Videos/Webinars

Video


The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) has developed an easy-to-follow step by step video on how to use a personal (or body worn) bedwetting alarm. The video can be used by children and families as well as health professionals:
https://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/fact_sheets/Bedwetting_-_videos/
The RCH also has a nurse led Enuresis service, supporting children who regularly experience wetting problems. Get a referral from a doctor to their service for assessment and a treatment plan that works best for your family and child. You can download the referral form from here: https://www.rch.org.au/uploadedFiles/Main/Content/specialist-clinics/…

Training the bladder
Type
Brochure

PDF


For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in rural and remote communities, this brochure talks about how a healthy bladder works in both men and women. It explains simple things you can do to help train your bladder to hold more urine (wee) and tips on good bladder habits.

Urinary Tract Infection
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can often be prevented and easily treated. Find out what are the symptoms and main causes, and what to do.

What is incontinence in English
Type
Videos/Webinars

Video


This is a video explaining in English what is incontinence and how to get help. Speak to your doctor or call the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66

You will find the video on:
https://youtu.be/icCEHEZEJ0E

What is incontinence in Hindi
Type
Videos/Webinars

Video


This is a video explaining in Hindi what is incontinence and how to get help. Speak to your doctor or call the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66

You will find the video on:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_8A2Y5NIF0

What is incontinence in Vietnamese
Type
Videos/Webinars

Video


This is a video explaining in Vietnamese what is incontinence and how to get help. Speak to your doctor or call the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66

You will find the video on:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dJTp2D4aMw

Your Bladder Diary
Type
Fact sheet

PDF


A bladder diary is a record you keep of when and how much urine (wee) you passed or leaked during the day and overnight. Your health professional will use this information as part of your continence assessment to develop your plan for treatment or management.

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Last Updated: Mon 27, May 2024
Last Reviewed: Sun 22, Mar 2020