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Driving lessons provided through the centre by approved driving instructors who have undertaken specialist training. Learning with specialised controls is not always available from local instructors and lessons may have to be taken from the nearest RDAC centre or in your own vehicle once it has…
An independent consumer research charity providing free, practical and unbiased reports for older and disabled people. E.g. driving after a stroke.  These clear, factual and user-focused guides are based on user tests by disabled and elderly people and on other original research.
Help make driving on Berkshire’s roads safer. The best way to deal with Road Traffic Collisions is to stop them from happening in the first place. You can help to make Berkshire’s roads safer for you and your family by following our top tips. Reduce…
Shopmobility is a rapidly growing network of locally based wheelchair and scooter loan centres. It provides a service for people who have permanent or temporary mobility difficulties. It can be used for shopping trips as well as business and leisure visits to town centres. Shopmobility…
Volunteer drivers, using their own cars, will transport anyone who needs to keep medical/health appointments or has a need where no other suitable transport is available. Fortnightly door-to-door shopping trips to Newbury and monthly trips to Hungerford and Marlborough.
Side by Side is a service that helps people with dementia to keep doing the things they love. The service helps people get out and about with the support of a volunteer doing an activity of their choice. This might be anything from joining a local club,…
Toilet card  -  'Just Can't Wait' toilet card uses what is considered to be a universally acknowledged image for a toilet. This generic image should help limit any embarrassment and ensure there is no confusion about the purpose of the card. It may also go…
Areas covered – Burghfield Mortimer, Stratford Mortimer, Sulhamstead and Ufton Nervet. WBC Information about transport in West Berkshire Details of other volunteer car schemes in West Berkshire from Volunteer Centre West Berkshire
The main purpose of the Volunteer Bureau is to provide transport by car to anyone who is unable to use other means, in particular for medical appointments. In addition the Bureau organises transport to local day centres. WBC Information about transport in West Berkshire Details…
The Chapel Row Community Service Group is a group of volunteers set up to help the elderly, the lonely and those in need, by such means as: Transport for those unable to use public transport to and from the dentist, chiropodist and optician, etc; hospital…
In return for a donation towards our costs, we are able to help with transport to hospital, the doctor, optician, dentist and even the shops. We help people from all age groups - not just the elderly. WBC Information about transport in West Berkshire Details of…
Providing transport to Doctors, Dentists, Chiropodists, Hospital appointments, and more. Users of this service are asked to make a donation towards the cost (at least 40p per mile please). Drivers collect their clients (from home) and escort them to the appropriate clinic, stay with them and then…
Offers transport for short journeys, including medical appointments, shopping trips, hairdressers, doctor's surgery etc. WBC Information about transport in West Berkshire Details of other volunteer car schemes in West Berkshire from Volunteer Centre West Berkshire
A group providing transport to the Doctor, Dentist, Hospital, shops or to visit friends and relatives for those who struggle with public transport WBC Information about transport in West Berkshire Details of other volunteer car schemes in West Berkshire from Volunteer Centre West Berkshire
The Carebus bus service covers the West Berkshire parishes of Aldworth, Ashampstead, Basildon, Beenham, Bradfield, Bucklebury, Englefield, Holybrook, Pangbourne, Purley on Thames, Stanford Dingley, Streatley, Tidmarsh with Sulham, Theale, Tilehurst,and Yattendon.   Carebus Volunteer Group has been serving disabled, isolated and vulnerable people in the Eastern part…
The Carebus scheduled personal bus service into Reading on Tuesdays and Newbury on Fridays both pick up in Theale on request. Wheelchair accessible with lift, and friendly volunteer driver will help with shopping bags and so on. Departs about 10am, returns at lunchtime. West Berks…
The Motability Scheme offers hundreds of adaptations ranging from simple driving controls to person hoists to lift a wheelchair user into a standard car. All our adaptations are designed to help make your driving, or travelling, experience as comfortable as possible and depending on which…
Offering a large range of vehicle adaptions and driving aids to make life easier for mobility impaired drivers and passengers. As a Motability Approved Installer Versatile Motor Company are able to offer advice and recommendations that will best suit your requirements.  If you are looking for something a…
In general, wheelchair services are available to people of all ages who have a long-term need for mobility help. However, the specific criteria for whether you're eligible are decided locally and will vary depending on where you live.  Before you can be offered a wheelchair,…
Caring Comes First Mobility for wheelchairs, both self-propelled and attendant wheelchairs, both chairs fold up so that they can be transported in a car,foot rests are included in the hire. Also aids and equipment. Information sourced from website.  
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