Carers Rights Day 2019

In celebration of Carers Rights Day, Reading and West Berkshire Carers Hub are hosting a free information event in West Berkshire.

Thursday 21st November 10am – 3pm
Newbury College
Monks Lane, Newbury
RG14 7TD

For further information, and to book a place please call the Carers Hub on 0118 324 7333, or alternatively email

Guest Speakers and Information Stalls

Who are carers?

Carers provide unpaid care by looking after an ill, older or disabled family member, friend or partner. It could be a few hours a week or round the clock.

See overleaf for more details of event.


10:30 – 11:30 Time Finders

  • Are you worried about the future?
  • Thinking of moving somewhere more manageable
  • Caring at a distance?
  • Need an Independent Advocate?

11:30 – 11:45 Care UK

  • Dementia Café
  • Dementia Cinema
  • Combating loneliness
  • Dementia Friendly

11:45 – 12:00 Miracle Workers

  • Live in Care long term and short term

12:00 – 12:15 West Berkshire Young Carers

  • Help and advice for young carers in West Berkshire
  • Making sure you get regular breaks to spend time with friends
  • Supporting you and making sure you’ve got someone to talk to

12:15 – 12:30 West Berkshire Carer Parent Forum

  • WBPCF aims to support parent carers to participate, and have a voice in how services for disabled and special needs children are shaped and delivered locally

12:30 – 13:15 Newbury College

  • Carers Service – CV and Interview Tips
  • Opportunities for Learning and Distant Learning
  • Mental Health Learning
  • Specialist Learning in West Berkshire full and part time
  • Hair and beauty

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