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Offers training and talks about autism from an informed insider perspective.  Help to autistic adults, their families, or counsellors and therapists to understand and best manage the impact of autism. There is a charge for using this service   The website contains a huge amount…

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Celebrating the WHOLE spectrum by providing autistic friendly events and activities in the Berkshire area. Including our annual Autistic Pride event in Prospect Park. We also run a monthly family group in Burghfield Common and offer training. We have plans to offer advocacy on an individual…
Beechcroft House shares a site with West Berkshire Community Hospital and is home to the Older Adults Mental Health service, Memory Clinic and Home Treatment team.  This Department is managed by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Mental health assessments and ongoing care is provided if you…
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In Berkshire West the CCG is responsible for Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire. It works with Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust and South Central Ambulance Service to ensure people living and working in the area are provided with the most appropriate, relevant…
Website providing Easy Read information and advice for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. 
The British Lung Foundation's London and the South Region currently supports Breathe Easy' and 'BLF Support' groups for those living with lung conditions, their family, friends and carers. The Helpline service offers free, confidential and impartial advice, information and support on a number of subjects…
West Berkshire Council is offering a new service for profoundly deaf people living in the district whose primary form of communication is British Sign Language. It will be a basic communication support service and will offer help to deaf people facing any communication difficulties such as…
Highly experienced CBT therapist and integrative psychologist working with depression, all types of anxiety, OCD, trauma, substance misuse, trichotillomania and other bodily focused repetitive behaviours. Experience in working with people from all backgrounds and ethnicities including those on the autistic spectrum, with learning difficulties, transgendered…
NHS Continuing Healthcare (NHS CHC) is a package of care for adults aged 18 or over which is arranged and funded solely by the NHS. Further information regarding eligibility is available on the NHS England website.
Deaf people can text the emergency services on 999, but only if phones are registered for the service in advance. Don’t wait until you need to call, it will be too late. How to register Write an SMS text which just says “register” and send it…
This “Dementia handbook for carers” aims to answer all the questions you may have if your family member has Dementia or the symptoms of it. These might include: • what can we expect in the future?• do we need to adapt our home or even…
The dementia guide is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia. It will help you understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia and about making plans for the…
Unforgettable offers products to help people affected by dementia  The website is divided into simple categories with several guides to make it easier to find the right products for you. Read helpful articles and download excellent informative free e-books: A Guide to the Dementia Journey - what to expect…
Most dentists will treat people with special needs in their surgery. However, some people may not be able to get to their dental surgery because of a disability or medical condition. In this case, the dentist should refer the patient to a more specialised dental service.…
Find out about your rights as a disabled person in different areas of life, including employment, health and education.
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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Look after your mental health and wellbeing with advice from experts explaining more about how to manage and improve your wellbeing.  Practical tips and the opportunity to develop a personalised action plan.   Information available on the NHS website.
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…
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