Short Breaks Update & Communication to families about changes to Short Breaks from Wokingham Borough Council
Published on: 20th December 2017 by Terri Walsh
REACH Wokingham supported by an associate from Contact (formerly Contact a Family) recently met with the Council to discuss progress on the 2018 changes to Short Breaks. We still have a number of concerns about the lack of data, unclear eligibility criteria and lack of evidence of how parent carer views have been taken into consideration […]
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Published on: 21st November 2017 by Terri Walsh
Thank you to all parent carers who completed our recent Transport Survey. The final report can be accessed via this link: Transport Survey 2017 REACH Wokingham have sent a copy of this report to Wokingham Borough Council and want to meet with them to discuss the findings and the areas that we are asking them to work with […]
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Published on: 15th November 2017 by Terri Walsh
Wokingham Borough Council has now published the short breaks Statement on their website. It can be accessed via this link: Short Breaks Statement 2017-18 Wokingham Borough Council have issued a Short Breaks FAQ’s fact sheet at the Local Offer Live Day 2017 which can be accessed via this link: Short Breaks FAQ’s Local offer Live 2017 REACH […]
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Published on: 23rd August 2017 by Terri Walsh
The report from the meeting with Health on 13th July can be found here: Health Meeting Report along with Q&A’s that were submitted to Steve McManus ahead of the meeting. The teams from The Royal Berkshire Hospital Foundation Trust and Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are keen to continue meeting with parent carer forums so as […]
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Published on: 27th July 2017 by Terri Walsh
Two consultation sessions were held with parents and members of Wokingham Borough Council to discuss the draft Short Breaks Statement and any other questions/issues parent carers have regarding the proposed move to direct payments and pre-paid cards. Further meetings with parents are planned for September A summary of the points and questions raised can be […]
Short Breaks – Consultation on draft Short Breaks Statement 5th & 6th July: Read more...