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New Carers Group

2019-04-03T10:03:17+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

Manchester Carers Forum are running a new group for carers. It's at The Avenue Library and Learning Centre in Blackley on the second Friday each month, starting on Friday 12 April, 10.00am to 12.00pm.  All carers are welcome, there is tea, coffee and cake - and the opportunity to meet other carers who understand the [...]

Carers walking football event with Man City

2019-03-05T15:35:27+00:00March 5th, 2019|

Manchester Carers Network has been approached by Stepping Out Walking Group who run carers walks across the country, including one in Salford. They have been working with Manchester City and want to put on a walking football event for carers during carers week on  Tuesday 11 June 10am -12pm followed by food and refreshments. If there [...]

Lung health checks in north and east Manchester

2019-03-01T14:17:43+00:00March 1st, 2019|

Lung Health Checks are coming to north and east Manchester If you’re registered with a GP in north or east Manchester and are aged between 55 and 80, you’ll be receiving a letter in the post about lung health checks very soon. The letter will invite you for a Lung Health Check if you fit [...]

Connect support vacancy – Carer/Family Support Worker(s) to work in Central and North Manchester

2019-03-01T13:40:09+00:00March 1st, 2019|

Job Summary: The role of the Carer/Family Support Worker is to help and support those who are looking after someone with severe mental health problems (e.g. psychosis or bi-polar disorder) You would be responsible for developing Connect Support services in your locality by building and maintaining close working relationships with the various mental health services [...]

Get to know the network – Stroke Association

2019-03-01T13:17:57+00:00March 1st, 2019|

For this month's get to know the network feature, we focus on the Stroke Association who have just launched the first ever LGBT support group for stroke survivors... The Stroke Association is launching its first ever LGBT support group for stroke survivors in Greater Manchester, at LGBT Foundation on Monday 18 February, and is encouraging [...]

MCN on the telly!

2019-02-28T09:58:05+00:00February 28th, 2019|

Manchester Carers Network recently featured on That's TV Manchester. The filming focused on the support that the network provides to carers and had a sneak preview of one of the welfare rights workshops! If you didn't catch it on TV then you can watch the video here:

What’s on in March

2019-03-01T15:47:32+00:00February 27th, 2019|

Partnership board day - Wednesday 6 March Manchester People First, M8 8RF A special meeting for people living in Manchester who have a learning disability and for their parents and carers. This meeting is to hear from people about what is important for them, it will be run by Pauline Doyle from the North West [...]

Carers lunch at Manchester City FC (Photos available)

2019-02-04T15:44:36+00:00February 4th, 2019|

On Friday 7 December carers from across Manchester Carers Network were invited along with the person they look after to a Christmas lunch at the City Football Academy. Over 50 attendees were hosted by club and City in the Community Representatives to share in the festive fun. Academy players Tommy Doyle, Esme Morgan, Jess Parks, [...]