Carer Information in Wokingham

We’ve collected a list of local resources which may be helpful for you as a carer:

Register as a carer with your GP

It is important to us know if you are a carer so that we can make sure you receive information, services and help that is available. Complete our on-line Register a Carer form: Register as a Carer | The Wargrave Surgery

 

TuVida

TuVida support carers and the people they care for. They aim to provide individualised support that helps carers live life with independence, choice and peace of mind. TuVida runs the Wokingham Carers Hub Service, a confidential support service for carers of all ages.

Telephone: 0118 324 7333 (Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00)

Website: www.tuvida.org/berkshire

Email: berkshirehub@tuvida.org

Information on the Wokingham Young Carers Service run by TuVida can be found at Wokingham Young Carers Service | TuVida .

 

Wokingham Borough Council

A range of useful information to support carers can be found on the Council’s website.

Website: www.wokingham.gov.uk

 

Wokingham Wellbeing Service

Mind offers free one-to-one appointments for people aged 18 and over. These sessions enable people to put practical things in place that can help you feel more able to manage everyday stress and wellbeing challenges.

Telephone: 01865 24 77 88

Website: Wokingham Wellbeing Service

 

Healthwatch Wokingham Borough

Healthwatch is an independent champion for people who use health and social care services.  It has brought together some key resources and places which might be of help to carers.

Website: www.healthwatchwokingham.co.uk

 

Carers Direct Helpline

You can call the Carers Direct helpline if you need help with your caring role and want to talk to someone about what options are available to you.

Telephone: 0300 123 1053

Website: www.nhs.uk

 

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

For practices with sizable number of patients living outside Wokingham Borough:

***PARKSIDE***

Reading

A range of useful information to support carers can be found on the Council’s website.

Website: I look after someone (unpaid carer) | Reading Services Guide

***NEW WOKINGHAM ROAD***

Bracknell Forest

A range of useful information to support carers can be found on the Council’s website.

Website: Support for carers | Bracknell Forest Council (bracknell-forest.gov.uk)

***WARGRAVE***

Windsor and Maidenhead

A range of useful information to support carers can be found on the Council’s website.

Website: Carers | Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (rbwm.gov.uk)

***SWALLOWFIELD***

Hampshire

A range of useful information to support carers can be found on the Council’s website.

Website: Adult social care | Health and social care | Hampshire County Council (hants.gov.uk)