Learning disability services

Support is available for people with severe learning disabilities/difficulties.

This can include support to:

  • find somewhere to live
  • go to school or college or work
  • meet new friends
  • take part in sports and other activities
  • find a day service
  • access health services

Find support services for people with learning difficulties

Housing options

Supported living – the person you care for may be able to live on their own in a flat or in a group home with the support they need to maintain a tenancy, manage their money and develop independent living skills.

Shared Lives Scheme – the person you care for may be able to live with a Shared Lives Carer who supports them to develop independent living skills.
If the person you care for has complex needs a residential or nursing care home for people with learning disabilities may be an option.

Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH)

The Senior Nurse/Learning Disability Coordinator can help make hospital visits easier for you and the person you care for. For more information call 0118 322 8159.