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Remap Berkshire free custom-made equipment

Remap Berkshire is a branch of Remap, a national charity.

They provide free custom-made equipment that is not available to go out and buy, for people with disabilities.  Their skilled volunteers provide innovative, practical solutions to everyday challenges encountered by disabled people.

To find out more contact Robert Monk on 07845 654967

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Website: http://berkshire.remap.org.uk/

Autism Advocacy Group

Want to have your voice heard on local issues?

Want to meet likeminded people and build on your self-advocacy skills?

SeAP Advocacy are starting a group for local individuals with Autism.

Starting 15 March 2018 - 11am at Bracknell Forest Council, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Autism Advocacy Flyer

Bracknell Forest Help Yourself

The Bracknell Forest Help Yourself site is available to everyone and provides a single source of information and support to help Bracknell Forest residents stay independent and well.

It includes:

  • Useful information and details of local organisations and services which help people who need care and support.
  • A wellbeing planner for people who are thinking about making positive changes to their life and need some help to work out what they need to do and how to achieve this. The wellbeing planner helps create a plan, set goals and identify a range of options to achieve these.
  • Gives impartial access to products and aids for independent living. Users can find and compare products before clicking through to the supplier’s website to buy their chosen product.
  • A handy map feature shows where organisations are based and how to get there, helping people, families and carers to quickly find out what is available in their local area and how to make contact.
  • and lots more.

 

Training

SIGNAL have partnered with iHasco, a local training company, to provide the following training courses. These courses are primarily targeted at people working in the care sector but as carers you should find them useful.

 

ASSESSING MENTAL CAPACITY

This training course guides you through the process of assessing a person's mental capacity to make decisions for themselves. It looks at the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the 5 key principles involved in assessing mental capacity. It also looks at capacity assessment examples and how to deal with disagreements and complaints.

MOVING AND HANDLING PEOPLE

This online Moving and Handling training explains the process of moving someone safely and gives step-by-step guidance, showing the most common lifts and moves. This training is ideal for those working in the care sector, where moving and handling people are regular occurrences.

SAFEGUARDING VULNERABLE ADULTS

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults is a course for anyone who works with, helps, or supports adults at risk. It covers the signs of abuse and explains what to do if you suspect something is happening to a vulnerable adult. It's all about sensitive handling and timely intervention.

 

REGISTRATION

These courses can be carried out:

  • Online by yourself
  • At our office with support
  • Or in a classroom setting

 

FREE for Carers (Small cost for paid personal assistants / support workers).

Please let us know if you would like to register for one or more of these courses.

Check Mates

Chess course for people living with and affected by Cancer.

10 week FREE course!

When: Every Friday from 9 March 2018 to 18 May 2018 - 1.30 – 2.30pm

Where: Bracknell Library

All abilities welcome. Suitable for absolute beginners Learn, improve, play and socialise.

For more information & registration.

Contact Jon Lloyd, Chess Tutor

Tel: 01344 454000 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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