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  • Get Berkshire Active – chair based exercise sessions
    24 February 2021

    Chair Based exercise classes are designed to help improve strength and balance from the comfort of your own chair while focusing on aiding muscles used in everyday activity – all performed at a pace that is suitable for the participant. Chair Based Exercise can be done at home and is easy to fit in to ...

  • Season’s Greetings from RVA
    16 December 2020

    At the end of this extraordinary year, we want to say thank you Thank you to the charities and community groups of Reading for adapting and keeping their services running, for adhering to the ever-changing government guidelines and keeping their staff, volunteers and service users safe. Thank you to the groups that have kept going, doing the ...

  • RVA launches expanded Social Prescribing service
    4 November 2020

    RVA is extending its existing Social Prescribing service to work with Primary Care Networks across Reading This month RVA welcomes four new Social Prescribing Link Workers: Sharon Fitton, Louise Keane, Helen Murphy and Charlotte Netherton-Sinclair. They join longstanding Social Prescribers Amber Holdway and Sarah Martin, and Social Prescribing Coordinator Liz Morrison at RVA, and Age UK ...

  • Celebrating Social Prescribing Day in Reading
    11 March 2020

    Thursday 12 March 2020 is International Social Prescribing Day On 12 March we’re joining in with the annual celebration of social prescribing – a day for highlighting the importance and significance of Social Prescribing within healthcare. Find out more about Social Prescribing Day on The Social Prescribing Network website. Join in on social media with #SocialPrescibingDay Find out more ...

  • Listen, support, connect – celebrating Social Prescribing Day 2019
    13 March 2019

    Celebrating Social Prescribing in Reading The first International Social Prescribing Day is on Thursday 14 March 2019. We are joining patients, GPs, community groups and other voluntary organisations in the UK and across the world, in highlighting the importance and significance of Social Prescribing in health and social care. Age UK Berkshire and Reading Voluntary Action ...


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