Disabled peoples’ experiences of health screening

February 4th, 2019|

Breakthrough UK is working with Manchester Health and Care Commissioning to understand disabled people’s experiences of accessing NHS Health Screening Programmes. Sharing your experiences will assist commissioners to make screening as accessible as possible to [...]

Young Carers Mood Music Project

February 4th, 2019|

On Young Carers Awareness Day gaddum was delighted to announce our partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), after being awarded funding to research and evaluate new approaches to tackling youth loneliness and isolation. This project will [...]

Bring Dementia Out

February 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 [...]

What’s on in February

February 1st, 2019|

Breaking barriers to disabled women taking part - Friday 8 February  1:30pm - 4pm at Manchester Chamber of Commerce, M3 3WD This FREE accessible event will highlight the barriers stopping women taking part. Join us [...]

Young carers awareness day

December 24th, 2018|

It's young carers awareness day on Thursday 31 January and this year the focus is mental health. "I have suffered with my mental health for most of my life due to an accident as a [...]

MCN Plans for 2019

December 24th, 2018|

We would like to wish all our network members, carers and all other organisations a happy and healthy new year. Manchester Carers Network has lots of exciting plans for 2019, we’ve taken a look ahead [...]

Get to know the network – Himmat

December 21st, 2018|

The network would like to congratulate Nusrat Ahmed in her new post at Himmat. We caught up with Nusrat to hear about her new role and plans for Himmat in 2019... My post as manager [...]

Carers rights day – thank you!

December 4th, 2018|

We wanted to say thank you to all those that attended our carers rights day event on Friday 30 November. We had 96 people attending in total with professionals, carers and young carers. The day [...]

LPA and Will advice sessions

December 4th, 2018|

Lasting Power of Attorney and Will Advice Sessions Advice sessions with a qualified solicitor will be available at The Curve, in Prestwich. These are open to all carers, family members, friends of our service users, [...]

Successes of 2018

December 4th, 2018|

As the year draws to a close, we wanted to take a look back at successes of Manchester Carers Network during 2018. There's so much to celebrate and we spoke to some of our network [...]

Get to know the network – #MCNtogether

October 30th, 2018|

Earlier in the year we collected some feedback from all member organisations about their thoughts on the network, what’s working and what people would like to see more of. One of the things that came [...]

Get to know the Network – Talbot House

August 31st, 2018|

Talbot House supports parent carers and families of children and adults with learning disabilities. They are based in Newton Heath and they have been supporting people since 1976. This month we spoke to some of [...]

Get to know the Network – Alzheimer’s Society

August 13th, 2018|

Hello, my name is Jane Rennie and I work for Alzheimer’s Society as Dementia Support Manager for Manchester, Salford and Trafford. Alzheimer’s Society funds research on dementia and also supports those affected: both carers and people living with [...]