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Reading Well – dementia

‘Reading Well Books on Prescription for Dementia’ recommends books you might find helpful if you have dementia, are caring for someone with dementia or would like to find out more about the condition.

The books provide information and advice, support for living well, advice for relatives and carers, and personal stories.

The books are available for an extended loan period of six weeks; if the book you want is unavailable you can reserve it free of charge.

Information and advice

Normal ageing and memory problems

About dementia

For children

Living well with dementia

Activities to share

Support for relatives and carers

Personal stories

*The following twelve titles are available in the Pictures to Share series by Helen Bate:

  1. Beside the Seaside in Pictures
  2. Childhood Days in Pictures
  3. The Countryside in Pictures
  4. Family Life in Pictures
  5. A Funny Old World in Pictures
  6. In the Garden in Pictures
  7. Pets in Pictures
  8. Proverbs and Sayings
  9. Shopping in Pictures
  10. A Sporting Life in Pictures
  11. Travelling in Pictures
  12. A World of Work in Pictures

Visit Reading Well for further information about Books on Prescription.

If you need any support in dealing with dementia contact one of the organisations on the South Gloucestershire dementia guide to services

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