Library resources for people with dementia

Libraries can help dementia sufferers and their carers in several ways:

Books on dementia

We stock a large number of books on dementia for both sufferers and carers. Below are a few examples. See our online catalogue for more titles or ask at your nearest library.


We have many e-books on dementia which can be accessed using Overdrive, our e-book and audiobook service. Ask a member of staff if you need help with using Overdrive.

Reading well

As part of the Books on Prescription initiative, the Reading Agency has put together a collection of books on dementia which you can find in the following libraries:

Dementia-related websites

Here is a collection of websites for national and local help with issues related to dementia:

For more help and advice about dementia, including if you're worried someone might have it, see living with a long term medical condition page.

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