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

Some of the Adult Care forums have moved to online meetings and members have been contacted with information on how to join. If you would like to join a forum, or if you need IT support to do so, please contact us at wellbeing.service@reading.gov.uk or on 07811 026070.

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 10 September 2021, 2 to 4pm
  • Friday 5 November 2021, 2 to 4pm
  • Friday 10 December 2021, 2 to 4pm
  • Friday 11 February 2022, 2 to 4pm
  • Friday 8 April 2022, 2 to 4pm

Venue: online via Teams

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

Future meetings:

  • Online – to be confirmed

Previous events

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:

  • Thursday 22 July 2021 – 11am to 1pm – online
  • Wednesday 3 November 2021 – 11am to 1pm – online

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 contact us at wellbeing.service@reading.gov.uk or call 07811 026070.

Service user, carer and public involvement policy

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