Resources for patients, their carers and families
Dementia reading list
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. They are endorsed by health professionals and can all be borrowed from the Hanley Library, Southport Hospital for use on hospital wards.
These are some of the titles available to borrow:
Dementia memory box
Memory boxes work on the principles of reminiscence or ‘life story’ therapy. Because the oldest memories are the ones that people with dementia retain the best it can give them great comfort to see and talk about items that trigger those memories.
A memory box is available to borrow from the Hanley Library Southport Hospital. Click here for a list of contents.