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Home care and/or supported living - what is important to you?

23 January 2019

Reading Borough Council Adult Care Forums: We would like to meet with service users in receipt of home care and/or supported living services to hear their views on what is important to them when receiving these services and how they would like these services to be commissioned in the future.

You can now apply or renew your Blue Badge online

16 January 2019

Source Disability Rights UK: You can now apply for a Blue Badge, or renew your old one, within half an hour thanks to a new online service launched by the Department for Transport.

Happy New Year!

9 January 2019

2019 is a very special year for us here at the Centre as we celebrate 35 years of the Berkshire MS Therapy Centre, and 20 years since the move from the portacabin in Caversham to our purpose built therapy centre at Bradbury House.

Santa's and BMSTC's little helpers will be keeping busy this month!

7 December 2018

You will see many of our festive little (and not so little!) helpers out and about in the community this month, could you be one of them and get on the nice list!

Reading Borough Council Special Shopping Evening 3rd December 5pm - 7pm

22 November 2018

Once again Reading Borough Council are hosting, Special Shopping Evening, an accessible shopping evening for the elderly and disabled in the town centre.

A consultation on public health services in Reading is open until 6 January 2019

22 November 2018

Reading Borough Council is consulting on the provision of public health services over the next two years, to ensure it focuses on the health and wellbeing issues that are most important to the people of Reading.

Christmas Fair Success

22 November 2018

There are a few more pennies to come in but we are thrilled to announce that the Christmas Fair raised a brilliant £1,244.34! Thank you to everyone who worked so hard and our Link Group for organizing another great fair.

Justin Levene’s Luton airport protest is a watershed for disabled people

22 November 2018

Source The Guardian: If all disabled people posted videos of being stuck on planes and trains, airlines and rail companies would have to change.

Watching Justin Levene drag himself across the floor at Luton airport – his wheelchair had been lost in transit – might be a watershed for disabled people and our quest for better treatment in the aviation and travel industry.

For too long travel providers have had an eyes-wide-shut attitude in their duty of care to wheelchairs users...

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