ADULT SOCIAL CARE SERVICES
Responsible for supporting both adults and their carers who need help to maintain their independence  and to stay well.

ADULT METAL HEALTH SERVICES

For all new referrals and re-referrals after 6 months contact the Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust Common Point of Entry (CPE) on Tel: 0300 365 0300

 

children

CHILDREN’S SOCIAL CARE                              

Responsible for providing support to children/young people with disabilities and their parents/families.


EMERGENCY CARE

  • Local Authorities Emergency Duty Service
    Available to help with any personal or family problems that reach crisis out of hours and cannot wait until the next day.

    Monday to Friday 5pm to 9am, weekend days, public holidays.    Tel: 01344 786 543 
  • Emergency Respite Schemes
    A Carers Emergency Respite scheme can help a carer who is worried about what would happen to the cared for person if they were involved in an emergency or taken ill.   Following an assessment an emergency plan is completed and short term emergency respite can be put into place.
    -    Wokingham Back Me Up Service:   Tel: 0118 9795324 or email to register.
    -    Bracknell Forest Carers Emergency Respite Scheme:    Tel: 01344 351500 or
          Email:  Adult.Services@bracknell-forest.gov.uk to register.

 

dementia

LOCAL ADVICE AND INFORMATION FOR CARERS

Personalised information and support services for local carers.

NATIONAL CARERS ORGANISATIONS

 

endof

OTHER AGENCIES

  • Alzheimer’s Society
    Is the leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and their carers.  Local Service Office Tel: 0118 959 6482 or to find a service near you please go to    Dementia Connect.
  • Citizens Advice
    Provide free, independent and confidential advice to help people resolve their financial, legal and other problems.  Also work to improve policies and practices that affect people’s lives.
     
    Wokingham Citizens Advice                    Tel: 0300 330 1189   
    -  
    Bracknell & District Citizens Advice     Tel: 0344 411 1306   
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Support for people diagnosed with cancer and their families.  Tel: 0808 808 00 00  
  • Wokingham & Bracknell Mencap
    The ‘voice of learning disability’ in the Wokingham and Bracknell Forest Borough areas providing advice, information and support.
    Tel. 0300 777 8539, Email: admin@wokinghammencap.org or admin@bracknellmencap.org
  • Mind
    Information and support to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone.  Tel: 0300 123 3393
  • Parkinson’s UK
    Offers information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s disease, their families and carers.  Tel: 0808 800 0303.
      Wokingham: Local Adviser - Tel: 0344 225 3677,
    Email: adviser5.southcentral@parkinsons.org.uk 
      Bracknell:  Local Adviser - Tel: 0344 225 3676,
    Email: adviser4.southcentral@parkinsons.org.uk
  • Scope
    Works to make this country a place where people with a physical impairment, learning disability or any other condition have the same opportunities as everyone else. Tel: 0808 800 3333
  • Stroke Association  
    The UK’s leading stroke charity providing support services and conducting research to change the world for people affected by stroke. Tel: 0303 3033 100
    For details of local support group meetings click here.

 

acareHEALTH               

Clinical Commissioning Groups
Responsible for commissioning (buying-in) and managing most hospital and community health care services.

Healthwatch
The independent consumer champion for health and social care.  

Hospitals

 Talking Therapies

Problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias are very common. Talking Therapies is a friendly and approachable service that helps people with problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias.  You can refer yourself directly by completing the online form or you can make contact by  Tel: 0300 365 2000 or email.

________________________________________________________________

Please let us know if there are other links you think will be useful.

Note:  Crossroads Care Wokingham cannot take responsibility for the content of pages linked from this website which are maintained by external providers.