Reading Well Books on Prescription Dementia

Description

Reading Well Books on Prescription help you manage your well-being using self-help reading. The scheme is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries.

The books provide helpful information and step-by-step self-help techniques for understanding and managing many common conditions including dementia. The books have all been recommended by experts. They have been tried and tested and found to be useful. The self-help books are available to borrow from the local library. If they are not available, they can be reserved for you.

Titles cover:

Normal ageing and memory problems

About dementia

Living well with dementia

Support for relatives and carers

Personal stories

How it works: As part of your treatment, you may have been recommended a self-help book by your GP, psychological well-being practitioner or another health professional.  Its easy to join the library if you are not already a member.  All your details and your loans are treated as strictly confidential.

Ask or pick up a leaflet at any library if you want to know more about this service.


Service Details

Locations:
C/o Barnsley Library Services, Wellington House, 36 Wellington Street, Barnsley, S70 1WA (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
Barnsley Library Service
Service Type:
Health and mental health
Website:
Age Groups:
  • Adults
  • Older people
  • School age children
  • Young adults
Services intended for:
  • Adults
  • Carers
  • People with Dementia or Alzheimers

This page was last updated on 23 August 2017

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
Barnsley Library Service
Role:
Coordinator
Address:
c/o Wellington House, 36 Wellington Street, Barnsley, S70 1WA
Telephone:
01226 773555