Find and choose the right services

Social Care

Abi-Care
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Offers the full range of care whoever and wherever you are, just as we would if you were our own family. Whether you are old, young, disabled, perfectly fit, mentally agile or fragile or whether you are the family and require respite or a holiday, AbiCare can help you.

0844 499 6330
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Able Active Friends Mortimer has been commissioned by West Berkshire PCT in response to changes in community care, providing a mobile day service for lonely, isolated older people living in Mortimer and surrounding areas.

The group is run by Woodley Age Concern, a locally based charity specialising in care and running activity clubs for older people.

07771 671629 / 0118 969 1471
Action for Carers
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Provides help for parent carers of disabled children under the age of 18.

01483 302 748
01483 303 958
Action for Children

Action for Children supports and speaks out for the UK’s most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.

01923 361 500
Advantage Health Group
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Offers long term complex care through to support with everyday living. Advantage Healthcare Group can provide a high quality care service, tailored to your individual requirements. Our service allows you to remain independent in the comfort of your own home, without compromising on the quality of your care.

0800 694 4555

Facilities suitable for older people but no carers on site. Meals, coffee,trips and holidays organised.

01635 40488
Age UK
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Are you a carer? Whether you care from a distance or are a live-in carer for a partner or relative, find out about your rights, the support available to you and how to continue your caring role while keeping yourself in good health.

0800 169 6565
Allied Healthcare (Newbury)
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Offers a range of care and support services to enable you to stay in the comfort of your own home.

0800 542 1078
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Who qualifies for services?
If you contact us, and need our support, we will offer you a social care assessment to assess your needs. The purpose of an assessment is to understand your circumstances and see which of your needs are most important and what risk you are at if you do not get any help with these.

However, our resources are limited and we are only able to provide a service to people with the highest levels of needs.

Critical need
West Berkshire Council can only give you support if you have a ‘critical’ need. If you do not have a critical need we will provide information, advice and signpost you to other services and support groups that may be able to help. Things that show us you have a critical risk/need

01635 503 050
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Audrey Needham House is an extra care sheltered scheme with 39 self contained flats. All the flats have a kitchen, lounge, separate bedroom and a bathroom with a walk in shower. Two flats have double bedrooms and there are five specially adapted wheelchair flats on the ground floor. There are two assisted bathrooms in the scheme for tenants that need assistance with bathing and a shared bath for tenants that can bathe without assistance.

01635 47559