Dementia Australia library
Our national library service provides access to quality dementia related information. The service supports people living with dementia, family carers and friends as well as people working in dementia care practice and allied health areas.
Resources contained in our library range through books, journals, ebooks, audiobooks and video content. Coverage by the collection is vast including dementia care practice, memoir, fiction, resources for children, clinical information about different types of dementia as well as practical information for caregiving.
Access Ebooks and Audiobooks 24 hour access to resources
Contact us about becoming a borrower. firstname.lastname@example.org
Who can use the Service?
To access many of the services provided by the library you need to be a member of Dementia Australia. Non-members, including students, are welcome to browse the library collections and to research onsite.
Where are Libraries located in NSW?
The main Library is located at our North Ryde Resource Centre in Sydney and we have branches in the Dementia Australia offices at Bega, Newcastle and Port Macquarie. These Libraries contain over 5500 dementia related books and multimedia resources. Dementia Australia has also donated dementia related collections to public libraries throughout New South Wales (check your local library for details).
We will post library resources to you. Ring us on 02 9888 4218 or email.
At Your Public Library is an initiative undertaken by Dementia Australia NSW Library to place dementia related books and resources into public libraries throughout New South Wales. From 2003 until 2011 over 5000 books and multimedia resources, covering a range of topics relating to dementia, have been placed in selected New South Wales public libraries. For a library near you check Public Library locations.
The library team has carefully selected a range of new digital resources of some of our most popular titles for people living with dementia, care partners, family members and healthcare professionals. You can download the digital resources 24-hours a day, 7-days a week from anywhere! And there’s also no postage costs.
This new service, is free library members. You can now borrow popular digital media anytime, anywhere by visiting the e-library at: https://dementia-e-library.overdrive.com and entering your login.
Dementia Australia Library News
Subscribe to the Dementia Australia NSW Library blog to stay up-to-date with the latest research and information related to dementia. The updates include all new resources in the library as well as recommend reading and viewing lists, and one of our most popular services, the abstracts of all articles in the journals we subscribe to.
The service is free to join
- All posts are archived and searchable
- Posts can be viewed by topic area, eg: care practice, drug therapy, research
- You can add a comment
- You do need to become a member to receive the full text articles or to borrow resources
- You can set up a feed (ATOM or RSS) to the post, which means that you can quickly see what has recently been added.
Younger Onset Dementia and ME blog
Does your mum or dad have younger onset dementia? Are you looking for information on younger onset dementia and would you like to talk with other young people in similar situations? The Dementia Australia NSW blog Younger Onset Dementia and ME is a place for young people to connect with others, to get information and helpful suggestions and a place to be listened to. If you would like to contribute to this blog, you must be over the age of 18, have a parent with younger onset dementia and agree to our terms and conditions. Email Helen for more information.