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Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

If you have any queries, please email us at dos@reading.gov.uk or fis@reading.gov.uk

AskSARA - Aids for daily living

AskSARA is an online tool that helps you find useful advice and products that make daily life easier.

Your Health

  • Medication management
  • Eyesight
  • Hearing
  • Smell
  • Memory
  • Low energy and shortness of breath
  • Walking, falls and wheelchair accessories
  • Reaching, handling and holding objects

Your Home

  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom
  • Toileting
  • Stairs
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Garden and home entrance
  • Fittings and fixtures inside the home

Daily Activities

  • Preparing meals, eating and drinking
  • Communicating
  • Clothes, shoes and dressing
  • Gardening, hobbies and leisure
  • Help in emergencies
  • Household chores
  • Bathing, toileting and personal care
  • Night-time

They also have a self assessment tool that you can use to help you decide what equipment or adaptations may help you.

 

Who to contact

Telephone
0300 999 0004
E-mail
info@dlf.org.uk
Website
https://asksara.dlf.org.uk/

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.