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Useful resources

Links to other resources that you might find useful.

Useful websites

NHS Choices - About Dementia

Social Care Institute for Excellence
www.scie.org.uk/dementia

Age UK
www.ageuk.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society
www.alzheimers.org.uk

The Lewy Body Society
www.lewybody.org

Carers UK
www.carersuk.org

The Princess Royal Trust
www.carers.org

The Golden Guide
www.goldenguide.org.uk
Useful resource for people in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland

Other resources

The University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) is internationally recognised as a centre of excellence for providing information, training and education on dementia and for setting up projects to improve the provision of dementia care services. It has one of the UK’s largest collections of specialist and research publications on dementia, with an online catalogue.

In addition, it has an online shop that stocks a wide range of practical books and publications to help people with dementia and their carers.

Books on prescription

You can also get books on prescription from your local library. For more information, contact your local library or talk to your GP. For more information, visit the Reading Well website.

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