Bladder and bowel resources

A list of resources — including apps, fact sheets and other publications — about bladder and bowel.

  • Bedwetting in childhood

    This fact sheet outlines the causes of bedwetting in children and what you can do to help.

  • Bedwetting in teenagers and young adults

    This fact sheet outlines the causes of bedwetting in teenagers and young people and what help is available.

  • Bladder and bowel problems in pregnancy

    Bladder and bowel control problems are not uncommon in pregnancy. This fact sheet looks at the causes of these problems and what you can do to avoid them.

  • Bladder control check up

    This fact sheet will help you get ready for a bladder control check up.

  • Bladder control problem?

    Do you have a bladder control problem? This fact sheet can help you work out if you do.

  • CAPS eligible neurological conditions

    This document contains a list of all the eligible neurological conditions for the Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS).

  • CAPS eligible other conditions

    This document contains a list of all the eligible conditions, that aren’t neurological, for the Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS).

  • Continence Aids Payment Scheme Application Form

    This is the application form for the Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS).

  • Continence Aids Payment Scheme Application Guidelines

    These guidelines contain the information you need when filling in the Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) application form.

  • Continence products

    Continence products can help with the management of bladder and bowel control problems. This fact sheet can help you decide what products you, or someone you care for, might need.

  • Dementia and Bladder and Bowel Control

    This fact sheet provides information about why people with dementia can also have trouble with bladder and bowel control.

  • Good bladder habits for everyone

    This fact sheet contains 5 steps for keeping your bladder healthy.

  • National Public Toilet Map app

    The National Public Toilet Map app provides information on over 19,000 publicly available toilets across Australia. The app is available on iOS and Android devices.

  • Nocturia – going to the toilet at night

    Nocturia is when you have to wake up at night to do a wee. The fact sheet covers what causes nocturia and how to treat it.

  • One in 3 women who ever had a baby wet themselves

    This fact sheet outlines why every woman who has had a baby should do pelvic floor muscle training.

  • Overactive bladder and urgency

    An overactive bladder can cause bladder control problems. This fact sheet outlines what those problems can be, what causes it and how to manage it.

  • Pelvic floor muscle training for men

    This fact sheet provides information about pelvic floor muscle training for men.

  • Pelvic floor muscle training for women

    This fact sheet provides information about pelvic floor muscle training for women.

  • Poor bowel control

    This fact sheet has information about poor bowel control and what you can do about it.

  • Prolapse

    This fact sheet outlines what a prolapse is and why it is important to not ignore the signs.

  • Prostate problems and poor bladder control

    Prostate problems can cause poor bladder control. This fact sheet outlines the types of surgery available for treatment of this problem.

  • Surgery for bladder control problems in women

    Women can have bladder control problems when they cough, sneeze or exercise. This fact sheet outlines the types of surgery available for treatment of this problem.

Last updated: 
11 December 2019

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