We are a self-help group offering support for managers and professionals who are out of work and needing to improve their job seeking skills. In normal times we meet most Wednesday afternoons at Broadway House near the clock tower. During the Covid-19 pandemic our meetings have…
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Many carers say that they remain hidden and that professionals and services across the community don’t understand caring. Carers place high value on professionals being aware about caring and being able to identify them early. ‘Carer Aware’ is a new quick e-learning course from Carers…
Carer's Allowance is for people (16 or over) who spend at least 35 hours a week caring for a severely disabled person. It can affect other benefits you or the person you care for are receiving. Visit the GOV.UK website to find out if you…
Wide range of disability-related financial support, including benefits, tax credits, payments, grants and concessions.
All the information you should need to get the financial help you’re entitled to, as well as advice on getting a break from caring, going to work and much more. Call the Carers Direct helpline on 0300 123 1053 if you need help with your caring…
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Are you, or is someone you know, providing much-needed unpaid care for a loved one? The Carers Hub can offer: Care at home (Berkshire)Individualised and flexible care at home, tailored to your specific needs. Whether help is needed for a few hours, overnight, or throughout…
West Berkshire Council can sometimes offer training to help you in your caring role, such as moving and positioning and back care. These courses are often free of charge. 01635 519700 St Johns Ambulance - Various training courses held in different locations. NHS - Moving and…
A carer's assessment involves a discussion between the carer and a care worker from the Council's Adult Social Care Locality team. You have the right to have your own needs assessed, even if the person you care for has refused support services or an assessment of…
The charity After Umbrage provides short breaks for anyone who has been looking after family members or loved ones with life-limiting or terminal conditions. Visit the website for further information.
The direction the group takes will very much depend on what participants feel they need. Open to both carers and patients.
Groups for carers of people with any disability or illness. Come along and meet other carers for support and coffee. Contact Steve at the Carers Hub or Tony for further information.
YPWD hold monthly Carer groups. The aim is to connect Carers from across Berkshire that support a younger person living with Dementia. The objective is that this group provides Carers with the opportunity to build a support network, share information, ideas and experiences. Visit the website…
Groups for carers of people with any disability or illness. Come and meet other carers for support and coffee. Contact the Carers Hub or Tony for further information.
NFCN is an umbrella organisation that aims to promote the voice and rights of family carers supporting a person with a learning disability. What We Do The Network links groups and organisations that support families that include an adult with a learning disability.
Carers UK has launched a free to use interactive e-learning programme, Learning for Living. The tool helps carers develop an understanding of the skills and knowledge they apply on a day-to-day basis in their caring role, and how to transfer these skills to the workplace.
There are a number of organisations that provide a wide range of information, advice and guidance to support you in your role as a carer. Some of these are shown on West Berkshire Council's webpage, but there are many more which can be found in West Berkshire Council's…
Groups for carers of people with any disability or illness. Contact the Hub for further information.
Groups for carers of people with any disability or illness. Contact the Carers Hub for further information.
This new group will host it's first meeting on Tuesday 18th February. Please come along for support and an understanding ear as to the challenges being faced. Follow the group on their closed Facebook page 'Newbury MS Carers Support Group'.