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Accessibility

There are a number of organisations that can assist with financial support if you need aids and adaptations to help with access: Motability scheme- Assistance with hiring a car and putting in any adaptations you may need. Scooters are also available for hire via this scheme…

Administration charges for people receiving adult social care services

Find out about the administration charges for people receiving services from adult social care

Adult social care vision

Well-being including mental and physical health, living conditions, access to local community and mainstream activities is at the core of our services. We want our customers to lead fulfilling and healthy lives and, should they require care and support, to access services directly and arrange…

Benefits you can get if you have a disability

There are number of benefits you can get if you have a disability. Council tax reduction Personal independence payment (PIP) Disability living allowance  (DLA)  Carer's allowance How to find out if you qualify for benefits Winter fuel payment  Cold weather payment  Local information To learn…

Care Act explained

The Care Act 2014 came into effect on the 1st April 2015 and is the biggest change to adult social care for 60 years. The previous laws were confusing and complex and the Care Act makes getting social care support simpler and fairer for those…

Checks to make before using services

Before you use a service there are checks we recommend you carry out

Defibrillators

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are proven to dramatically increase the chances of survival in cases of cardiac arrest. They work by delivering an electric shock to restart a person’s heart. The small, portable machines give clear, spoken instructions and are designed to be used by anyone, even without training.

Easy read guides

Various easy read guides to help explain about your health, how to be independent, help with housing, finding employment and how to look after your money etc.

Easy read housing guide

Moving house is a major change in people’s lives. You need to be sure that you want to move and decide on the best option for you.

Getting help to adapt your home - Disabled Facilities Grant

If you need to adapt your home to help you to be able to stay in it, you may be able to get financial help by applying for a disabled facilities grant. We will take into account your household income and savings, and you may…

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The Service Directory includes information and links to third party internet websites which are controlled and maintained by others, information is provided solely for guidance and does not constitute any endorsement. Wokingham Borough Council is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on the directories and information is not provided as a recommendation of suitability or quality of service.