Read the report and our recommendations by clicking the image below Although the Disability Discrimination Act and the Equality Act that followed have made huge improvements to the lives of those living with both physical and mental disabilities, there are still enormous barriers to everyday health and wellbeing in West Berkshire. Railway stations are a […]
In October 2017, Healthwatch West Berkshire was part of a collaborative visit and assessment of Prospect Park Hospital, Reading ( Managed and run by Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust). Prospect Park Hospital is a key acute Mental Health site for residents in West Berkshire, as well as the five-other local Berkshire Healthwatch areas. An […]
West Berkshire was found to have the highest percentage of individuals drinking more than 4 days a week, a new report into the nations drinking habits found. The ‘Local Consumption Survey National Report’ collected data on drinking from 25 local authorities across the country between February and April last year. In other rates collected, West […]
Here is our annual report regarding our activities in the year 2016/2017. we hope this is of interest. if you would like to know more or would like an accessible version, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org To view our report, click the picture bellow.
In this section you’ll find a compilation of press coverage that we’ve received. Click any image to enlarge it. 14th February 2020 – Andrew Sharp talking about Healthwatch, Enter and View, CCG Merger and other topics via 6th February 2020 – Extra Funding to reduce rough sleeping via 6th February 2020 – Meeting given just […]
Healthwatch West Berkshire has carried out Enter & View for the pharmacies in West Berkshire A team of Authorised Representatives from Heathwatch West Berkshire visited 3 pharmacies including one independent pharmacy in Lambourn and talked to community, service users and staff of the pharmacies about their experiences of the service. This report can now […]
In 2002 Mencap produced a report, The Housing Timebomb. It detailed how nationally provision had not and was not being planned for those with Learning Disabilities (LD), whose life expectancy increase now meant they were outliving their parents and carers in larger numbers. Forward to 2016 and a group of angry parents and carers in […]
The first report through our Community Engagement Programme is now live! The report concerns a focus group held by John Holt of the West Berkshire Neurological Alliance, and discusses people’s experiences of caring for someone with a Neurological condition. You can read through the report and its findings here.
Here are the most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) Reports from West Berkshire: Diamond Quality Care Services Overall – Good Safe – Good Effective – Good Caring – Good Responsive – Good Well-Led – Good Diamond Quality Care Services in West Berkshire is a domiciliary care agency, providing support for 12 people with […]
Acorn House Overall – Good Safe – Good Effective – Good Caring – Good Responsive – Good Well-Led – Good Acorn House in Purley-on-Thames is registered to provide care and support for up to 5 adults with learning disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted an unannounced inspection of […]