Are you, or is someone you know, providing much-needed care for a loved one?

Get free access to a range of support and services – right when you need it most.

Call us: 0118 324 7333

 

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Carers Trust provides timely, personalised information and support via the Reading & West Berkshire Carers Hub to make caring for a loved one easier.

The Carers Hub can offer:

  • Information, advice and guidance
  • Signposting to other organisations
  • Short break accommodation
  • Access to Carers support groups
  • Free health and well-being memberships
  • Access to Carers breaks
  • Free training and caring support
  • Carers Smart’ benefits and discounts
  • Carers grants
  • Peer support

Are you wondering if you are a Carer?

You may not see yourself as one, but if you are looking after someone – whether it be an adult or child – who fits one or more of the example descriptions below, then you are a Carer.

They:

  • are elderly and frail
  • are physically disabled
  • have a learning disability
  • have mental health problems
  • have a history of substance misuse
  • have a long term health condition
  • have a sensory impairment

There is a range of support available to you, which will help you look after yourself as well as the loved one you care for. Carers Trust provides a range of support and services which can be accessed via the Carers Hub – funded by:

  • Reading Borough Council
  • West Berkshire Council
  • North & West Reading CCG
  • South Reading CCG
  • Newbury & District CCG.

 

Brochures & Information to download:

Caring in Reading

Carers Week 2016

West Berkshire

Carers Week 2016

Read our press release

Reading Carers Information pack

Information for carers

Carers Rights Day

Call us: 0118 324 7333

to speak to an experienced

support worker who will provide a personalised

service that meets your individual needs.

 (lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm)

Email us: ask@berkshirecarershub.org

or fill in the downloadable Referral Form, which can be emailed to the Hub, posted or faxed to our

Head Office.

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