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An Access to Work grant helps pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition so you can: start working stay in work start your own business How much you get depends on your circumstances. The money doesn’t have to…
Aims to offer support to a variety of people with a differing range of needs and skills. These can be people with learning disabilities, people with mental health problems, older people, care leavers, disabled children becoming young adults, parents with learning disabilities and their children,…
Telephone: 01635 503050 or use our online Adult Social Care Enquiry form to request information and advice for yourself, or on behalf of someone else. Email: email@example.com For out of hours social care emergencies only, please contact the Emergency Duty Team: Tel: 01344 786543 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org…
Advocacy in West Berkshire is available to you if you are an older person, a carer, a person with a disability or a mental health illness. Services provided in West Berkshire: Click on a service below for more information. NHS Complaints Advocacy Supporting you if you have not…
Advice and information website about daily living equipment, assistive technology and other aspects of independent living.
One-stop Alzheimers & Dementia shop for quality affordable products that have been carefully selected to assist people living with Alzheimers & Dementia. For example: Wandering alarms Safety devices Activities & games Pill dispensers & organisers Telephones Talking products and much more.
The gym, complete with power-assisted exercise equipment, for the benefit of people who suffer from a wide range of disabling conditions. Exercise is proven to help many conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, parkinsons and arthritis. With specialist power assisted equipment, West Berkshire therapy centre…
Care and Support Needs Assessment Understanding your needs and circumstances to help you stay as independent as possible Before we can work out the best way forward in your situation, we'll talk to you to understand what you want and need. This may involve a discussion about resources in…
The council provides an assisted collection for residents who are unable to put their bin out for collection due to disability or infirmity.
Available from the Volunteer centre shopmobility offices, located at the bottom of Northbrook multi-story car park behind WH Smiths. Find a range of products. The shop also has the ability to order products in from the catalogue to be delivered to the store for collection.
Assisted doorstep collections are available to elderly and less able residents who do not have any other family members to help them put their rubbish out on collection day. If you require assistance with placing your rubbish for collection then we may be able to help. Residents…
Advice and information on assistive technology for people with dementia. Alzheimer's Society produce an excellent selection of useful factsheets.
We provide a range of clear and simple off the shelf and bespoke visual support materials for the home and schools to support children who struggle to communicate. The visuals come in a selection of planners and charts including daily planners, free choice cards and now/then…
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…
A dedicated team of befriender/support volunteers will provide practical and emotional support to those aged over 25 who feel isolated and are or have been affected by cancer. For the most part this involves lending a listening ear. Allowing people with cancer the chance to talk openly…
Age UK Berkshire provide a free befriending service in Reading, Bracknell and West Berkshire. The team of dedicated and caring volunteers are not currently visiting clients in their own homes, but if you need this or similar support in one of these areas, Age UK Berkshire may know of…
Sometimes the security of knowing somebody is there to call upon, should you need them, is enough - volunteers visit or call as often as you request.
Many people find themselves alone for one reason or another, or are isolated, perhaps due to illness or disability. They just don’t get out as often as they would like or see as many people as before. A volunteer with matching interests and personality will be…
Grants available to people in financial hardship who need essential equipment, such as a wheelchair, or help to get over a short term hurdle, such as an illness. Support & Advice: Friendly and non-judgemental support and advice on a wide variety of issues given to anyone who…