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Bladder Resources

Welcome to the bladder resources section where you can find useful information and advice to help keep your bladder healthy or manage your condition. Keep checking back as we will be regularly updating this section with further helpful resources.

Information relating to bladder conditions and their treatments can be found under the bladder heading at the top of the page or take a look at our resources and downloads pages for more detailed advice and tools that you can use to aid your conservative treatments.

Urinary Retention and Fowler’s Syndrome

Zoe, 24 from Oxfordshire/Northamptonshire border tells Bladder and Bowel Community how one day she just went into urinary retention and how having a diagnosis of Fowler's Syndrome changed her life.

Catheter Care PDF Download

A free and comprehensive guide to catheter care, available in an easy to use format. Essential guidance for users and carers, on how to live comfortably when using a catheter. Download this handy guide which includes: Fluid matrix…

6 Step Handwashing Guide

It is essential that the highest standards of hygiene are maintained at all times. Handwashing is one of the simplest ways you can protect yourself from infection and stop germs from transferring to other people or surfaces (such as…

Confused Incontinent Person at Home

Looking after a confused relative or friend can be a great strain and responsibility. It can become even more difficult, and indeed unpleasant, if the person loses control of the bladder or bowel and is incontinent. This is, unfortunately,…

Incontinence Myths

For such a common condition as incontinence, it’s important to understand exactly what help and support is available. But also what common myths and misconceptions to avoid as these may prevent you from properly managing incontinence.

Continence FAQs

If you are experiencing continence issues, or someone you know is, these frequently asked questions may help you in understanding what help is available.

Fluid Matrix

If you're actively trying to increase your fluid intake and hydration levels, it may help to have a goal in mind that suits your body. This table can help you determine how much fluid you should try to take in a 24 hour period based on your…

The Importance Of Hydration

Poor nutrition and hydration can sometimes make bladder and bowel symptoms worse, this article looks at all the reasons why good hydration is so important to the bladder and bowel.

Frequency Resources

Below you will find the most popular downloads for those looking for help with their frequency condition. Just click on the image or the link to download your guide. If you can’t find what you are looking for then why not explore our…

Frequency Volume Chart

A Frequency Volume Chart records the volumes voided as well as the time of each visit to the toilet, both during the day and night. Download your chart below, and please see the guidelines for use.In order to get the most out of your…