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ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Symptoms of ADHD tend to be noticed at an early age and may become more noticeable when a child's circumstances change, such as when they start school. Most…

Adult Autism Strategy

This strategy sets out the actions and activities that the Autism Partnership Board (APB) have taken so far and the six strategic priorities for future work to support autistic people in West Berkshire. The Strategy also seeks to have an impact on local services and…

Adults

PLEASE NOTE: Many leisure activities, groups and lunch clubs have been suspended until further notice.  You are advised to check with the individual organisations for current information. The West Berkshire directory is a free, online one-stop shop providing information and advice on a wide range…

Are you looking after someone?

Is your emergency plan for the person you care for up to date? CarersUK have useful tips to ensure you remember everything. View the listing of categories on this page to find organisations that offer practical and emotional support for carers along with advice and information. Many…

Autism - Embrace Autism because....

It is a part of the lives of many families.  Whether that is having a child with autism, a partner, family member, friend or colleague.  You may have autism yourself.  People with autism have many positive qualities and given the right opportunities, the environment and support…

Berkshire West Reablement Services leaflet

Reablement Services provide support for a short time to help you recover and increase your independence or review ongoing care needs.  The support is provided by a team ofpeople, who will discuss and identify realistic aims for you to work towards, during your time with the service. Downloadable leaflet providing further…

Birchwood Care Home leaflet

Birchwood Care Home specialises in providing nursing care for those who are are physically frail and have been diagnosed with dementia. The home is well located with shops nearby and close to Newbury Town Centre. It is also well served by the main bus route…
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