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Mindfulness

It can be easy to rush through life without stopping to notice much. Paying more attention to the present moment - to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you - can improve your mental wellbeing. Some people call this awareness "mindfulness". Mindfulness…

Need help at home?

Most people would like to stay living safely at home and retain their independence for as long as possible. If you want to remain independent and stay in your own home there are a variety of ways to manage this. For example if you have…

Notrees Care Home leaflet

Notrees is a small, friendly home housing just 16 residents and offering two rooms for respite use. Notrees is perfect for frail elderly residents who need support with daily living, night needs and physical dependencies. It is also ideal for those with a secondary diagnosis of…

Preparing for Adulthood

West Berkshire Council want all their young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disabilities to make a successful transition to adulthood, including Paid employment, wherever possible Living as independently as possible Having good physical and emotional health Being part of their community Having friends and relationships…

Recovery in Mind

Recovery in Mind offers free of charge courses to any adults living in West Berkshire with mental health difficulties. Throughout lockdown we have continued to offer support through weekly newsletters emailed student’s as well as having an active presence on social media, The Newbury Weekly…

Self-help therapies

Self-help therapy has some advantages over professional face-to-face counselling. It's convenient, cheap and you can do it in your own time and when it suits you. Self-help therapy can also be a useful first step if you are unsure whether or not to seek further…

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Top up payments leaflet from WBC

If we identify that the most appropriate way of meeting your assessed needs is through a Care Home placement, then when developing your support plan we will calculate a rate, called your agreed personal budget, with which we can provide accommodation to meet your needs. If…

Transition planning for disabled young people

Until the age of 18, the care of children with long-term health conditions is the responsibility of child health and social care services. From 18, they are usually the responsibility of adult services. Between the ages of 16 and 18, the child will start a…

Walnut Close Care Home leaflet

Walnut Close residential care home provides support for up to 35 residents over the age of 65. We have 24 beds for with age related frailties plus an 11 bedded secure setting for those living with dementia. View our leaflet.  To find out more about…

Willows Edge Care Home leaflet

Willows Edge specialises in providing nursing care for people usually over the age of 65 who may be physically frail or have been diagnosed with dementia. This purpose built home offers 38 permanent beds, and is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac close to Newbury town…
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