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We provide specialist palliative care services, aiming to help people live as well as possible with the effects of their illness by offering care, symptom management and support by a team of health care professionals. Within the area of Berkshire West, alongside Duchess of Kent…
St. Michael's Hospice provides specialist palliative care in North Hampshire for patients with a life-limiting illness and support to their families and carers. The majority of patients who are referred to St. Michael’s are suffering with cancer-related conditions, but care is also provided for those…
Who can complain to Local Government Ombudsman? The LGO can look at complaints about: care provided by a council care arranged directly with a care provider by: someone paying with their own or family money someone using money provided by a council, via direct payment for…
Local Dyslexia Specialist, Jacqui Flisher is holding regular monthly help and advice sessions for anyone concerned about Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia. These sessions are FREE, no appointment necessary For more information please contact the library.
Hypnotherapy Directory was launched to connect individuals with qualified professionals in the UK. Offering information about what hypnotherapy is, how it can help, upcoming events, articles written by professionals and the latest hypnotherapy news. 
An organisation for people living with diabetes run by people living with diabetes. We recognise that when one person in a family lives with diabetes, this affects other family members and we offer support to partners and parents. Raising awareness of important issues for people…
Visit the website for excellent information to support the wellbeing of jockeys. Some of the services and information provided: Careers advice and coaching Personal development plans Training Grants and scholarships Also vist the Injured Jockeys Fund website for information about funding for the right support for jockeys…
Specialist UK charity providing emotional support and accurate medical information completely free of charge to anyone affected by lymphatic cancer - whether patient, family member, friend or carer.  There are support groups and buddying schemes. If you have questions about lymphoma or just need someone…
Macmillan have produced a range of easy read booklets useful for anyone who finds it hard to read. Visit the website to read or order the booklets using the links below. You can also see easy read information about cancer produced by other organisations.
Having access to good quality information is vital. The Macular Disease Society produces leaflets on all aspects of life with macular disease. Local groups may: have regular meetings invite guest speakers to meetings run social events arrange outings and holidays fundraise help to raise awareness of MD…
The MEAM Approach West Berkshire is a multi-agency partnership approach to working with people with multiple complex needs and complicating factors around homelessness including substance misuse, contact with the criminal justice system and mental health needs. The approach works by creating a partnership of systems…
If you are helping an elderly loved one with their care, then you will probably be managing multiple prescriptions and medications. Combining medication can have potential side effects and understanding what these are, whether the right medicines have been prescribed and when and how to…
MedicAlert® provides a life-saving identification system for individuals with hidden medical conditions and allergies. Membership offers peace of mind, in an emergency, first responders will have secure access to your vital medical details, from anywhere in the world.
Range includes weekly lockable – automatic – timed release medication dispensers, daily timer/reminders with up to 8 daily alarms & missed dose alerts, pill reminders with vibrating alarms for the hard of hearing, a range of stylish pill & medication organisers, pill cutters & crushers,…
How can I dispose of medicines safely? The best way to dispose of medicines that are no longer needed is to return them to your pharmacist. This service is available at every pharmacy, it is free-of-charge and some pharmacies may even carry out local collections.…
Helpline:   The helpline is for men in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support. Open 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year. For more info about the helpline service and call costs visit…
Eight Bells for Mental Health offers a welcoming and supportive environment to anyone who is experiencing mental health issues in Newbury, Thatcham and surrounding areas. The charity work tirelessly to help members improve their lives, wellbeing, confidence and self-esteem through volunteering and training opportunities, access…
How to look after your mental health - top tips publication plus information guides and advice.  Mental health problems range from the worries we all experience as part of everyday life to serious long-term conditions. How to support good mental health at work e-book Learning Disabilities and Mental…
Supporting People Experiencing Mental Distress Helping to support people who are experiencing mental health problems Mental illness is a term which describes a number of conditions of the mind that can impact on the health and wellbeing of an individual. Many of these conditions can…
The Lions Message In a Bottle scheme is a simple idea designed to encourage people to keep their personal and medical details on a standard form and in a common location - the fridge. The bottle is kept in the fridge, where the emergency services…
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