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Adult Care Forums

Come along to share your experiences of using services.

The forums provide us with useful feedback and information. This helps us improve the quality of services and develop new ones. If you would like to join one of the forums, please contact us.

Email: wellbeing.service@reading.gov.uk

Tel: 0118 937 2383

Older People's Working Group

Aim: Help older people find out about local services and feedback any issues.

Open to: Residents 50+ years old

Future dates:

  • Friday 15 December 2017
  • Friday 2 February 2018
  • Friday 6 April 2018

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, RG1 2LU

Time: 2 to 4pm

Physical Disabilities and Sensory Needs Network

Aim: Improve the quality of life of people for with:

  • physical disabilities
  • neurological conditions
  • sensory loss

Members include:

  • people with disabilities
  • carers
  • health and social care professionals
  • local voluntary groups

Next meeting: Monday 4th December 2017,1.30 - 3pm, Committee Room 1, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Previous events

Learning Disability Partnership Board

Aim: Improve the quality of life for people with learning disabilities in Reading.

Members include:

  • people with learning disabilities
  • carers
  • health and social care professionals
  • local voluntary groups

Future meeting dates: 

Tuesday 5th December 2017, 2 - 4pm

Conference Room, Top Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ

Reading Learning Disability Carers Forum

Aim: 

Improve the quality of life for carers of people with learning disabilities in Reading.

Members include:

  • people with learning disabilities
  • carers
  • health and social care professionals
  • local voluntary groups

Future dates:

Time: 11 am - 12.30pm

  • Wednesday 6th December 2017, Committee Room 4a

The committee rooms and Council Chamber are on the ground floor at the Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Carers Steering Group

Aim: To develop services and support for carers in Reading.

Members include:

  • carers
  • carers' support groups
  • health and adult social care professionals

Future meeting dates:

  • Monday 18th December 2017, Council Chamber
  • Wednesday 7 March 2018, 11am to 1pm, Committee Room 4b
  • Wednesday 20 June 2018, 11am to 1pm, (venue to be confirmed)
  • Wednesday 5 September 2018, 11am to 1pm, Committee Room 4b
  • Monday 17 December 2018, 11am to 1pm, Committee Room 4b

The committee rooms are on the ground floor at the Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Previous meetings

Adult Social Care User Panel

Aim: Share experiences of using Adult Social Care services and give views on proposed changes and developments.

Members include:

  • people who have used or come into contact with care services e.g. family carers
  • member of adult social care forums

Activities:

  • reviewing our leaflets, questionnaires and information about services so the information is clear and jargon-free
  • telling us how well services are working and what needs to improve
  • joining interview panels to help us recruit staff

If you would like to join the Adult Social Care User Panel, please complete the pdf icon application form [58kb] and return it to us.

Healthwatch Reading

Aim: To support people to have their say about local health and social care services

Web: http://healthwatchreading.org.uk

Email: info@healthwatchreading.co.uk

Tel: 0118 937 2295 

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