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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…
If you need legal advice, you can speak to Mind about: mental health mental capacity community care human rights and discrimination/equality related to mental health issues Call the Mind Legal Advice service on 0300 466 6463 (UK landline calls are charged at local rates, and charges…
Home Eye Testing - Using the latest portable diagnostic equipment we are able to bring the modern consulting room to the comfort of your home.  To be responsive to the optical health needs of those patients and clients who are unable to access High Street…
AskSARA  a simple easy to use Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) website.  Just click on the area you are interested in -  health, your home or daily activities, complete the simple questionnaire and receive a personalised report giving advice and suggestions for things that may help you to maintain…
MND Connect is an information and support service for people living with MND, people affected by MND, carers and health and social care professionals. Whether you need to find out how to access services and information, or just want someone to listen, the team is there…
The Newbury & District MS Society provides information, support and local specialist services. Some of the services offered: transport and mobility needs counselling social activities respite breaks home adaptations  occupational therapy physiotherapy and more.
A centre of excellence for the provision of therapies, information and practical and emotional support for people with multiple sclerosis, their carers and families in Berkshire and surrounding area. Offering physical therapies in a comfortable and friendly environment to aid symptom management, promoting and enabling independence to improve well being and…
The National Aids Trust is dedicated to improving the lives of people living with HIV by influencing the laws and policies – on areas such as health, benefits, and rights – which affect people with HIV. Many useful online guides for people living with HIV on areas…
As the only UK charity dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis,  a wide range of services offered to people who are concerned about osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones lose their strength and are more likely to break, usually…
The group has a programme of speakers and drop in sessions at these meetings and also have a Breast Cancer Care Support volunteer available, plus partner support and a lady who has the BRCA2 gene. Services provided include: Relative support, befriending, bereavement support, cancer information materials,…
Supporting local people and their families dealing with cancer and other life limiting illnesses.    Volunteer drivers will take you to any hospital for your treatment or Consultants appointment. A family member or friend can also accompany you to your appointment. Newbury Cancer care do…
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