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Down2Us is a registered charity set up by volunteers to support children and families with Down Syndrome in West Berkshire. Striving to provide on-hand experience and information to carers, parents and families touched by those who have Down’s Syndrome. Information as provided on the Down's…
We support people experiencing symptoms of psychosis for the first time, as well as people at risk of developing psychosis. Psychosis affects the way someone believes, views and experiences things. It most commonly develops between late teens and early adulthood. Anyone can develop psychosis, and…

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Various attitudes and behaviours may indicate that a friend/relative has a problem with food or may have an eating disorder. People with an eating disorder may eat too much, eat very little, or refuse to eat. This is often because they feel unhappy, angry or distressed. …
A Soul Midwife can help to ease the anxiety and fear of death by offering time and a listening ear to the person who is dying, and to their loved ones. This is especially important as there are questions that people need to ask or things they need to…
Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK's estimated 600,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact. We…
The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. The Mix organisation will help you take on any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk 24 hours a day via online,…
Falls prevention awareness is for everyone, at every age - visit West Berkshire Council's Public Health and Wellbeing webpage for lots of information. From the age of 50, we start to lose muscle and bone strength and balance and one in three people aged 65 and over, fall each year. Therefore…
The Betjeman Centre is a small, friendly department located on the ground floor of the Great Western Hospital, at the North Entrance. Specialist medical clinics in Movement Disorder (including Parkinson's Disease), Stroke and TIA (Transient Ischaemic Attack) and Falls take place in the Betjeman Centre. Each…
Everybody’s Business is a youth-led website that raises awareness about female genital mutilation (FGM); provides regular comment about UK and global actions to end the practice and most importantly provides space for young people to add their voice to the FGM campaign. Read more about…
The UK's leading provider of services that enhance quality of life for serving and retired fire service personnel and their families. We aim to provide practical assistance and solutions to make a real difference to the lives of members of the fire service community. We…
To access this service you will need to be referred by a healthcare professional, such as your GP. If you are a patient with Diabetes you can self-refer by making email contact with the appropriate team listed on the website, who will then send a referral…
A collection of information, advice and resources. Search the directory of local and national mental health and emotional support organisations; Interactive tools to assess how you feel from NHS Choices; Local news and events; Useful application tools; 5 steps to wellbeing.
Guidance and advice to help you prepare for an assessment. Moodzone - tips and advice from NHS Choices to boost mental health Whatever you need to know about coping with stress, anxiety or depression, or just the normal emotional ups and downs of life - this information, which…
The Age UK Reading Happy Feet basic footcare service includes a health assessment of your feet to identify any potential problems, toe nail cutting, removal of hard skin and a mini massage to encourage and improve circulation and wellbeing of your feet.  Download an application…
This service directory gives a description of each service, how to get help, who to contact and service location details where relevant. Information available on the NHS UK website.
If you’re homeless, living in a hostel or have difficulties accessing mainstream health services, you can visit clinics in Reading and speak to a member of the Health Outreach Liaison Team (HOLT). If the team is unable to help you they will ensure you are referred to…
A healthy diet can help reduce your risk of developing coronary heart disease and stop you gaining weight, reducing your risk of diabetes and high blood pressure.
Wealth of information covering: food & diet healthy eating recipes superfoods digestive system eat 5 a day food allergies
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