Champions Meeting 19th July 2016

Posted July 19, 2016

Thank you to all those that came along to our Champions meeting today. We appreciate you giving us your time to come and talk to us about the Health and Social issues your community groups are having. We will publish an update including all your feedback and our plans for it shortly. If you are […]

Thank you for coming to our ‘Thinking Together’ Event

Posted July 12, 2016

A big thank you to all those that came to our ‘Thinking Together’ – Mental Health Services Event on July 6th. It was great to see so many people and we really appreciate you giving up your time to let us know your thoughts on the mental health services you use in West Berkshire. We […]

We are Pleased to Publish our Annual Report for April 2015 – March 2016

Posted July 1, 2016

Our Annual Report lets you know what we have been getting up to over the last 12 months and also what we hope to get done over the next 12. Having been a completely new team starting in August/September 2015 we have really enjoyed looking back over what we have achieved and seeing how far […]

Thinking Together Event: Have YOUR voice heard

Posted June 29, 2016

If you are, or work with, someone who uses adult social care (mental health) services, such as the Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) you will be aware that they are looking at a new way to deliver this service. We will be holding an event in collaboration with West Berkshire Council and Berkshire Healthcare Foundation […]

Postponed: Local Account ‘Ask the Panel Event’

Posted June 16, 2016

We are really sorry to advise you that we have had to postpone the Local Account ‘Ask the Panel’ Event on 21st June 2016, at St Nicolas Church Hall, West Mills, Newbury, RG14 5HG. With low numbers registered for the event it was felt that the feedback gained on the evening, while really important, might not […]

Community Engagement Programme funds have been awarded

Posted June 14, 2016

Congratulations to the following West Berkshire community programmes which have been awarded funding from our Community Engagement Programme (CEP). Thank you to all who took part, we were hugely impressed by the high standards of all entries and look forward to seeing the out comes of these much needed and innovative programmes. Watch this space we […]

Events taking place in West Berkshire to support carers in Carers Week 2016

Posted June 6, 2016

Carers Week, which runs from 6-12th June, is an annual awareness campaign which takes place to celebrate and recognise the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million carers. It is also a time of intensive local activity with thousands of events planned for carers across the UK. This year the seven charities driving Carers Week […]

A big thank you to all our volunteers in Volunteers Week

Posted June 1, 2016

Did you know over 21 million people volunteer in the UK at least once a year and this contributes an estimated £23.9bn to the UK economy. Behind these big numbers is a big contribution. These 21 million people are a shining example of how we can all make a big difference to individuals and communities […]

Do you, a family member or friend use Adult Social Care Services in West Berkshire?

Posted May 27, 2016

Each year every Local Authority is required to produce a Local Account which summarises the performance of their Adult Social Care service, reflects on what they have achieved and where they should focus in the year ahead. For the Local Account this year West Berkshire Council, in collaboration with Healthwatch West Berkshire, are seeking your […]