Reading Learning Disability Carers' Forum

The Reading Learning Disability Carers' Forum meets every three months at the Civic Offices in Reading. It provides the opportunity for carers to get together to talk about the issues that affect them and to find out what is going on for them and the people they care for.

Members include:

  • people with learning disabilities
  • carers
  • health and social care professionals
  • local voluntary groups.
This is an important forum that Reading Borough Council uses to consult on matters regarding services for and the care of people with learning disabilities and matters concerning their carers. 
Reading Mencap continues to to speak up for children and adults with a learning disability on the many challenging issues that face them and their carers today.

If you would like Reading Mencap to raise any particular views at the forum, please email  or leave a message for Leslie Macdonald at the office on 0118 966 2518 during office hours - 9.30am - 1.30pm or leave a message on the answerphone.

The next meetings are:

  • Wednesday 7 June 2017, 11am - 12.30pm, Committee Room 4a.
  • Wednesday 6 September 2017, 11am - 12.30pm, Committee Room 4a.
  • Wednesday 6 December 2017, 11am - 12.30pm, Committee Room North 1b.

The committee rooms are on the ground floor at the Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU.

The forum is organised by Reading and West Berkshire Carers Hub. Email 

 or telephone 0118 924 7333.