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Carers walking football event with Man City

March 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 [...]

MCN on the telly!

February 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 [...]

What’s on in March

February 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

LPA and Will advice sessions in 2019

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, [...]

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 [...]