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Reminiscence Reminiscence

Reminiscence can be particularly helpful for people living with dementia, their carers, families and friends. See our reminiscence page for further details

Understand Me - the communication library Understand Me - the communication library

If you have communication difficulties, find out how you can request resources that can help.

Anyone who needs help with communication can borrow a range of resources, free of charge, from any West Sussex library

Local organisations Local organisations

Age UK West Sussex provide information, advice and services to people aged over 50 years

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Alzheimer's Society provide information, advice and support for anyone affected by dementia.

 

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Carers Support West Sussex supports the family and friend carers in West Sussex.

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Coastal West Sussex Mind supports people in West Sussex affected by mental health problems.

 

Library Services for people with dementia Library Services for people with dementia
We have a number of services for people living with dementia, their carers, families and friends.See the information on this page for details about our memory management ticket, Understand Me devices, Reading Well for dementia collection, Home Library Direct, local organisations that can help and the Dementia Friends initiative.
Reading Well for dementia Reading Well for dementia

Reading Well Books on Prescription for Dementia recommends books you might find helpful if you are living with dementia, are caring for someone with dementia or would like to find out more about the condition. These are all available in West Sussex libraries. Click on any title to search the catalogue.

1857692365
Author: Andrews, June
Author: House, Allan
Year: 2009
Format: Paperback
Class no: 362.19683
Publisher: University of Sterling
ISBN: 9781857692365
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XX00099360
Author: Graham, Nori
Year: 2009
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.898
Publisher: Family Doctor
ISBN: 9781903474617
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184310332X
Author: Bryden, Christine
Year: 2005
Format: Paperback
Class no: 362.196831
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
ISBN: 9781843103325, 184310332X
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095730790X
Author: Carling, Chris
Year: 2012
Format: Paperback
Class no: 362.19683
Publisher: Golden Books
ISBN: 9780957307902
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1846435978
Author: Shepherd, Jessica
Year: 2013
Format: Paperback
Class no: PIC
Publisher: Child's Play
ISBN: 9781846435973
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1118474023
Author: Coope, Bernard
Author: Richards, Felicity A
Year: 2014
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.83
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781118474020, 1118474023
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1874790957
Author: Stokes, Graham
Year: 2010
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.83
Publisher: Hawker Publications
ISBN: 9781874790952
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0745955568
Author: Atkins, Simon
Year: 2012
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.83
Publisher: Lion
ISBN: 9780745955568, 0745955568
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1471140822
Author: Genova, Lisa
Year: 2015
Format: Paperback
Class no: AF
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781471140822
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1859595529
Author: Bailey, Alex
Year: 2014
Format: Paperback
Class no: 616.831
Publisher: Class Health
ISBN: 9781859595527
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Memory Management library card Memory Management library card
We have a Memory Management library card for people who have difficulties remembering when to return their books. There are no overdue charges with this membership.
Home Library Direct Home Library Direct

 

Our Home Library Direct service is for people who are unable to go to the library due to disability, illness,age, caring responsibilities or other reasons. Volunteers bring books and audiobooks of your choice to your home and return them to the library. You will also be able to reserve items online if you would like to and access our eLibrary of eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines. Ask for an application form at your local library or apply online here.

Melody for the Mind Melody for the Mind

Melody for the Mind are informal singing groups for people with dementia and other conditions and their carers. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in.  They take place in Broadfield, Chichester, East Grinstead and Southwick libraries, See here for further details

Dementia Friends Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways we can help. All library staff attend a Dementia Friends information session. Some of our staff are Dementia Friends Champions who are able to run these sessions.

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