Carers Manchester Contact Point is on its way…

2020-08-16T19:49:40+00:00August 3rd, 2020|

From Monday 17 August a new information and advice service is available for carers in the City of Manchester. Carers Manchester Contact Point will form part of the new Carers Pathway in Manchester, which is a partnership of statutory and voluntary organisations working together to improve services for Manchester’s 62,000 unwaged carers. The service will [...]

CARERS WEEK Manchester 2019

2020-08-16T19:52:56+00:00May 1st, 2019|

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 [...]

What’s On – July 2019

2020-08-16T19:53:31+00:00May 1st, 2019|

  Please tune in to the “Out to Lunch Show” on Wythenshawe FM at 12:30 on 1st August to hear from carers at Lifted speak about the caring role and how Lifted can support parent-carers of people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND).   Denture Adhesive Guidelines for Carers  We are reaching to you because [...]

Funding Opportunities – April 2019

2020-08-16T19:54:02+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

GMMH Wellbeing Fund The GMMH Wellbeing Fund is going into a new year with fresh funding available. The application process has been simplified and higher levels of available funding has been ring-fenced for geographical areas where there is a higher level of need. Community groups and service users of GMMH can apply and the trust [...]

Other training – April 2019

2020-08-16T19:55:00+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

Fit for Life "As part of the Active Ageing Project in Manchester, we have designed a physical activity training course to meet the needs of older people (55 years plus). The course is aimed at people who currently manage, support or go to a weekly social group (i.e. coffee morning, film club, art class etc.) [...]

What’s on in April 2019

2020-08-16T19:55:37+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

Memory Makers Shore Green will be holding Memory Makers Cafes every quarter for those living with memory loss. If anybody would be interested in going along and giving out some health and/or community information you need to contact Hana Azzabi, Project Assistant on Hana.Azzabi@irwellvalley.co.uk / 0161 437 9720 / 0161 225 2983. Download the flyer [...]

New Carers Group

2020-08-16T19:56:02+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 [...]

Get to know the network – Stroke Association

2020-08-16T20:00:20+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 [...]

Bring Dementia Out

2020-08-16T20:04:20+00:00February 4th, 2019|

Alzheimer's Society have launched an awareness raising campaign called Bring Dementia Out which aims to raise awareness about people from the LGBT+ community who are living with dementia. The campaign has been initiated in Greater Manchester and Brighton and Hove and Alzheimer's Society have been speaking to people from the LGBT+ community living with, or [...]

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