Crossroads Care Reading - Emergency Care
Summary Emergency cover for carers unable to provide care to a dependent adult or disabled child
Phone 0118 945 4209
Forestcare - Life Line Alarm Service
Summary Life line emergency alarm service which allows you to call for help from anywhere in your home (this service provided to Reading Borough residents by Bracknell Forest District Council).
Phone 01344 786 500; Textphone: 07867 907 877
Rapid Response Service
Summary Prevents unnecessary hospital admissions by providing care and support to dependent adults if their carer is suddenly unable to care - this may be because of accident or illness (jointly provided by Reading Borough Council and NHS Berkshire West)
Phone 0118 937 3747
Summary An Out-of-hours service (24 hours) designed to assist people to remain in their own home with home care support. This is to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospital or residential care, resulting from an emergency situation.
Right At Home (Reading)
Summary Right at Home (Reading)'s local team of friendly, reliable carers specialise in assisting people who may need a helping hand with day to day tasks in their own home. We provide the following Home Care Services (for 30mns and over) for older and disabled people: Companionship, Transportation and Errands, Meal Preparation, Help with washing, dressing and personal care, Medication reminders, Post-operative support, Holiday and respite cover, Specialist dementia care.
Phone 0118 327 6961
Address Parkside Business Park, Suite 6, Unit 6, 15 Headley Road, Woodley, RG5 4J
Telecare - Remote and Stand Alone Alarms
Summary Telecare is the name given to a wide range of electronic sensors and alarms which are linked, via your phone line to a monitoring centre. We also provide "stand alone" equipment which is independent of the monitoring centre. This may include: in-home call systems, movement sensors, pressure pads, medication dispensers, memory alarms.
Phone 0118 937 3747
The Lions Club of Reading - 'Message in a Bottle'
Summary The 'Message in a Bottle' Scheme is designed to encourage people living on their own to keep their basic personal and medical details in a common location where they can be found in an emergency. The bottle is kept in the fridge, where the emergency services will expect to look for it in the event of being called to your home.
Phone 0845 8337 431