Have you heard about Reading Well book collections? They include Reading Well for mental health, Reading Well for long term conditions, Books on Prescription - Dementia, and Shelf Help - for young people's mental health. All these books are available at any Cambridgeshire Library. You can signpost your patients and service users to this good shelf-help resource endorsed by the Reading Agency and health professionals.
Please help with the evulation of the Reading Well collections by filling in the online practitioner survey .
Reading Well for people with long term conditions is another Books on Prescription scheme initiated by the Reading Agency. This leaflet provides information about how the scheme works, resources available in your local library and the full list of titles on the Reading Well for long term conditions. It also provides information about other sources of support.
The first Reading Well booklist supporting common mental health conditions was launched in 2013. The booklist has been updated in 2018 to ensure that library mental health and wellbeing collections continue to contain the most quality-assured, evidence-based health information possible. This leaflet give information about this scheme and include the updated list of books which you can find in your local library.
Reading Well Books on Prescription helps you manage your wellbeing using self-help reading. The scheme is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries.
This leaflet recommends books you might find helpful if you have dementia, are caring for someone with dementia, or want to find out more about the condition.
Please register with HPAC-Cambridgeshire for an easy way of ordering resources and sign up to our email bulletins to keep up to date with our information.
For more information on how to use HPAC and any query about our stock, please contact us by email HPResources@cambridgeshire.gov.uk.
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