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Disabled Children & Young Peoples Register and Care Passport

The Disabled Children & Young People's Register (DCR) is a secure database that aims to capture information about all children and young people aged 0-25 years with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) living within the Reading Borough area.  The information that you give us…

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting an estimated 850,000 people in the UK. Dementia is a progressive neurological disease which affects multiple brain functions, including memory. The exact cause of Alzheimer's disease is unknown, although a number of things are thought to…

Child Travel Project - for students with SEND

The Child Travel Project is an initiative by Reading Borough Council for students with SEND to receive Travel Training" to enable independent travel to and from school. Updated December 2021

Reading Youth Council (BFfC)

Visit the Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) website to find out more - Reading Youth Council  

Paying for your own care?

CHS Healthcare provide a free service to support you to arrange a package of home care or to find the right care home

Housing options for people with a learning disability

Help at home If the person you care for needs support with personal care or carrying out daily tasks they may be eligible for some support from social care services to help them continue living at home or to move to independent living. Supported living…

Children's Action Teams (CATs)

Children’s Action Teams (CATs) in Reading are local teams providing help, guidance and support, working together with families and communities to create and achieve positive change for Reading’s children and young people. CATs work closely with schools and other services to provide family-centred support that…

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering opportunities Volunteering is a great way to gain skills, build up confidence, achieve goals and make new friendships. What is a Volunteer? A volunteer is someone who does unpaid work or activities within the community. Why volunteer? Volunteering is a great way to meet new…

Speech and Language

Speech & Language Drop In Clinics Reading ~ Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak, and because we want to keep both our patients and staff as safe as possible, we have made the decision to suspend our face to face speech and language therapy drop in…

Choosing a care home

Advice and guidance on what to do when choosing a care home and what help is available to you.  Click on this sentence for further information.