Books for dementia available in Yate and Sodbury

March 01 2015

Books that help dementia sufferers and their carers have been launched at libraries in Yate and Chipping Sodbury.

Books that help dementia sufferers and their carers have been launched at libraries in Yate and Chipping Sodbury.  
The Reading Well Books on Prescription for dementia scheme provides 25 titles in its reading list. The list includes a range of books offering information and advice about dementia and normal ageing, support with living well after diagnosis, practical advice for carers, personal accounts, and suggestions for shared therapeutic activities.
Supporting the launch of the scheme Communities Chair Cllr Claire Young said: “Reading Well Books on Prescription for dementia means that libraries will play a significant role in helping to build dementia-friendly communities in South Gloucestershire.”