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Adult Care

This page shows information. You can access online services relating to Adult Care here.

Being a Carer
Carers provide unpaid care by looking after an ill, frail or disabled family member, friend or partner. We provide information and services to improve carers' ability to care and also live a life outside this role
Extra Care Housing Schemes
Providing modern accommodation, on-site care and support facilities for people with a social care need
West Berkshire Shared Lives
The Shared Lives Scheme, offering a home environment for adults with care needs
Community Alarms and Technology Enabled Care (TEC)
Technology Enabled Care (TEC) monitoring and response services to help support vulnerable people at home
Managing the Finances of Someone Unable to do so Themselves
Helping someone lacking the capacity to manage their own financial affairs
Support Leaving Hospital (Joint Care Provider Services)
Helping adults to return home from hospital safely and in a timely way
Contracting for Health and Social Care
About commissioning and how contracts are awarded for Social Care services
Help with Eating Properly
Practical solutions and advice on how to eat well
Feeling Safe
Sources of help if you, or someone you care for, feels vulnerable
Feeling Less Lonely
Support if you, or someone you care for, feels isolated and lonely.
Going into Hospital
Planning your stay in hospital
Coming out of Hospital
Making sure you get home and recover safely after a stay in hospital
Adult Social Care - Claiming Benefits
Finding out what benefits you may be entitled to claim
Help with Getting Around
Sources of help if you need assistance with mobility
Personal Budgets for Adults
Direct Payments and other ways to use your Adult Social Care Personal Budget
Care Quality
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Information about mental health and wellbeing on the West Berkshire Directory
Adult Social Care Advice
Care and Support Needs Assessment
Eligibility for Care and Support
More Understanding Your Care Needs
Advice on nursing, care and residential homes
Reablement Service (Joint Care Provider Service)
West Berkshire Council Care Homes
Providing care and support during the day for disabled, vulnerable and older people
Information about paying for care and support
Charges for Your Care
Adult Social Care - Planning How to Pay for Future Care
Advice and information about services we can provide to people with longer term conditions
Supporting people with Dementia
Supporting People with Physical Disabilities
Supporting People Experiencing Mental Distress
More Longer-term Care
Having Your Say About Health and Social Care
Adult Social Care Comments and Complaints
More How We Run Our Services
Information on services to support adults who need social care
Alternative Care Providers
Community Support Groups and Organisations
Disabled People - Employment and Training Schemes
More Social Care Providers

Who To Contact

Our contact centre for Adult Social Care (formerly our 'Access for All' team)

01635 503050