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If you are thinking about moving into a care home or arranging care for a relative or friend, you can find useful information and advice in the Berkshire Care Directory. The independent Berkshire Care Directory is a good first stop to also discover more about…
Information and support to live independently and safely. Berkshire Vision provide vital practical and emotional support to visually impaired people and their families. The range of services include: Home visits Children and family support 18-35 social group An activities programme providing entertainment and leisure activities 7 social…
The telephone befriending service will match you with a volunteer to call you each week (or however often works best for you) to make sure you have someone to talk to. Visit the Berkshire Vision website today.
The Bladder and Bowel Foundation (B&BF) is the UK wide charity for people with bladder and bowel control problems. B&BF provides information and support services, including a confidential helpline, for anyone affected by these conditions as well as their families, carers and healthcare professionals. BOWEL…
Life after traumatic injury can be challenging . Blesma is here for all serving and ex-service men and women who have experienced loss of limbs. Loss of limbs, hearing , sight or speech, either during or after service. Here to help.
Some of the services provided in the Berkshire area: Short-term loans of medical equipment to people in need, including wheelchairs in a range of types and sizes for anyone over the age of 5 years old. Mobility aids Newbury Tel 0300 456 1914, Reading 0118…
The British Wireless for the Blind Fund provides high quality, easy to use audio equipment which has been specially designed and adapted for listeners living with sight loss.
The Fund is just one of the ways in which BT may be able to offer support to employees facing personal difficulties/financial hardship: Former employees - If you have worked for BT, or GPO Telephones in the past, we could well be able to help.…
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Visit the website and choose how you want to access the vast range of audiobooks, options to suit all needs.
Many people worry about what would happen if they were to die before their dog. Dogs Trust is on hand to ease this worry. The Canine Care Card scheme is a free service that gives you peace of mind, knowing that Dogs Trust will care…
Sovereign Careline is a small organisation within Sovereign Housing Association dedicated to supporting older and vulnerable people living in their own homes. This allows customers greater independence and freedom to pursue their own lifestyles than living in residential care. This support is achieved through using…
Birchwood Care Home is a mixed nursing and residential home providing specialist support for people with dementia. Tel: 01635 33967 View the leaflet Notrees is a small home for older people. It is situated in the village of Kintbury (halfway between Hungerford and Newbury). 01488 658332 View the leaflet Willows Edge It…
CQC monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and publish their findings, including performance ratings to help people choose care. Report a concern if you are a member of the public. If you have concerns…
Working with all the major energy companies and many more charities - find support for individuals and families facing hardship via the Let's Talk section.
The aim of the Charity is to relieve need, hardship and distress for the benefit of the parishes of Theale and Holybrook. Grants are usually given to individuals or families. Examples of grant funding provided for: Domestic appliances Mobility aids School uniform and excursions Emergency…
Providing help, advice and support to current, former, and retired civil servants. You can begin your application for assistance in one of the ways listed on the website. Note: Please note that the National Health Service, Armed Forces, local authorities and county councils are not part…
We specialise in chairs and beds designed to maximise support and minimise strain. Chiltern will happily bring a selection of chairs to your home to identify which chairs will be most appropriate for you. The company focus is to seek and identify the user’s specific needs and…
The only specialist national charity for people in their last years and their much loved, much needed companion animals. Cinnamon Trust is the only specialist national charity which seeks to relieve the anxieties, problems, and sometimes injustices, faced by elderly and terminally ill people and…