The theme of Carers Week 2019 nationally is ‘supporting carers to get connected in their communities’. This covers five key themes:

  • Connected to advice and information
  • Connected to services
  • Connected to friends and family
  • Connected to others, including carers
  • Connected to technology

Here are just some of the carers’ activities and events already planned and identified. Our full Calendar of Carers Week events, workshops and celebrations will be ready soon, contact us for your copy.

  • Free concert for carers – the Halle at Bridgewater Hall
  • Range of carers workshops throughout the week
  • Carers walking football at the Etihad
  • Event for professionals who work with carers
  • Carers event with GPs in Northenden
  • Launch of the new MCN Learning – online resources for carers

…and on Saturday 15 June, the first ever Greater Manchester Carers Fest at the Peoples History Museum. Featuring workshops, performance, creativity, refreshments and free goodies to take away, not be missed. Book online here

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