West Berkshire Council

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find information about community support and our services during the coronavirus pandemic, on our information for residents pages, our information for businesses pages, and our community support hub page which has guidance to help coordinate community organisations.

See a summary of our Local Outbreak Control Plan and read our frequently asked questions. 

Care Homes and Agencies

Advice on nursing, care and residential homes

Care at Home

Where possible, we want people to be able to stay independent and receive support to stay in their own homes.  The pdf icon Berkshire Care Directory Spring 2021 [4Mb] contains information on providers and agencies that can help people receive care and support at home. You can also view the ebook version.

West Berkshire Council also run an In-house Homecare service.

Nursing Homes, Residential Homes and Care Homes

If you're looking for information about care homes, you may find the pdf icon Berkshire Care Directory Spring 2021 [4Mb] useful. This is an independent guide which is updated annually.  The West Berkshire Directory also provides information on agencies that provide home care in West Berkshire.

West Berkshire Council also run and provide three care homes.

All residential and nursing care homes, providers and agencies are monitored by the Care Quality Team.

Care Home Placement

Our pdf icon Residential and Nursing Care Placement Policy for Older People [174kb] is for new residential and nursing placements only. 

Paying for your Care

Find out more about paying for your care online, or get in touch with us for help and guidance.

Who To Contact

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

01635 503050