Care Home services available

This section provides information on what services are available to care homes across Berkshire West and how they can be accessed.

Please see the sub-menus on the left-hand side for further information on:

  • Care Home Support Team
  • Rapid Response and Treatment Service
  • Care Home Pharmacists Team
  • NHS 111
  • Out-of-hours care
  • Specialist Equipment Advice


The service delivers a comprehensive Community based Nursing Service, fully integrated with the Primary Health Care Teams to provide care/support, for patients with a wide range of nursing needs, including the acutely ill, chronically sick, and patients requiring specialist nursing interventions and those at the end of life for both planned and unplanned care support.

The Rapid Response and Treatment Service is a medically led multidisciplinary service whose aim is to support you to keep your patients/residents who experiences a sudden illness or deterioration of a chronic illness in their care home.

The Care Home Pharmacist team is designed to go into care homes to review resident’s medication/s. We

This team is designed to go into homes and provide training and support to the care staff, with the aim of upskilling and empowering them to deliver an even greater standard of care where and when it is needed.

The purpose of Equipment Provision is to ensure that individuals needs are met at the right time in a reduced risk environment.