Churches in Reading drop in centre (CIRDIC) is for the homeless in Reading. The Centre offers a wide range of support services to guests: Hot meals Clean clothing and toiletries Bath and shower facilities Provision of a safe postal address Use of a telephone Provision of…
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Providing 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. Alongside Duchess of Kent Hospice, is also our day therapy unit…
Nightingale personal assistants can help with: HOUSEWORKBy helping with meal preparation, cleaning, shopping, paperwork, travel planning or pet care. SHOPPINGBy helping with heavy bags whether a quick trip to the supermarket or a relaxing trip into town. TRAVELBy helping you to get out into the…
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…
Find tips, suggestions and useful contacts to help you cope with the challenges of supporting someone with a mental health problem.
Come along to the friendly and creative art sessions at Hungerford Library. Do you enjoy painting or drawing? Would you like to meet with like-minded people to share and learn? Unearth your creative side at the Hungerford Library Art Group.
Come to this friendly Craft and Chat session at Hungerford Library. Bring your knitting, sewing or any craft to the sessions. This friendly group meets every Friday, just drop in for a relaxing ‘craft and chat’ time over a lovely cuppa. Free drop in. For more information please…
Is English your second language? Gain confidence with everyday conversation by taking part in our small group language sessions held on Wednesday, 1-2pm and 2-3pm. Individual sessions are also available. All of our English language sessions are FREE but advance booking is essential.
Are you interested in gardening or looking for a new hobby? Come and join our Gardening Club to share ideas. For more information please contact the library.
Free drop in. For more information please contact the library.
One-to-one, single sessions and longer courses available for beginners and other adults seeking help with IT. Bring your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or use a desktop computer in the library.These sessions are FREE but advance booking essential, please contact the library to book your…
Providing free IT support to help older people and people with disabilities to use technology to achieve their goals.AbilityNet have a network of friendly volunteers who can help with most major computer systems, laptops, tablet devices and smartphones.
A joint Trading Standards & Adult Social Care scheme that provides vetted & approved service providers for personal care and other domestic help: Customers can view the website for a list of accredited providers. Providers can contact the team to find out more about the scheme…
Helping people to stay at home Just Checking is an easy-to-use online activity monitoring system that helps people who are becoming forgetful stay independent in their own home. The system is easy to install, simple to use, and creates a clear chart of daily living activity…
What is the Herbert Protocol? It consists of a form that contains vital information about a person with Dementia that can be passed to the police and Search and Rescue if that person is reported missing. A recent photograph of the person should also be…
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If you speak English as a second language and would like to gain confidence in speaking, please come along. The group is run by volunteers and the aim is to provide a friendly and relaxed atmosphere where those learning the language can come and practise.…
Do you enjoy painting or drawing? Would you like to meet with like-minded to share and learn? Bring your own paints, pastels and pencils to this FREE drop-in session.
FREE Drop in session