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  1. JSNA (Joint Strategic Needs Assessment)

    What is JSNA? A JSNA stands for a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.  A JSNA describes a process that identifies current and future health and wellbeing needs in light of existing services and informs future service planning taking into account evidence of effectiveness.  A JSNA identifies 'the big picture', in terms of the…
  2. Living well with Long Term Conditions

    We want to support residents with long term conditions to live independently, so they can live well for longer. If you've had a recent diagnosis of a long-term condition, or a deterioration in an existing condition, there's lots of things you can do to and support you can access.​ Equipment, Adaptations and Technology-Enabled…
  3. Local Offer Newsletter

    Sign up to the Manchester City Council e-bulletin system to get the newsletter. Here is some guidance on how to do this. Our latest newsletter February 13th 2024: Our next drop in - SEND Community Offer - Other stuff to do - News round up - Champion Awards…
  4. Local Offer Review Board

    The Local Offer Review Board meets termly and the first meeting was held in November 2014, where the Terms of Reference were agreed. The Board members are from health, education, schools and social care as well as representatives from parent groups in Manchester. The purpose…
  5. Local Offer SEND Information Hub

    We have created this resource to bring information together in one place around special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in the Manchester City Council area and beyond.  To learn more about us, please visit What is Manchester Local Offer? You can sign up to our newsletter for regular…
  6. Looking After Yourself

    Being able to look after yourself can help you to stay independent, but by doing things like keeping your feet in good condition, you can also reduce the risk of falls. As you get older, or if you have a health condition that affects your mobility, everyday things like getting dressed in the morning might…
  7. Losing your hearing?

    Hearing loss is more common than you may think. In the UK, around one person in six is deaf or hard of hearing. There are several ways to tell that your hearing is going. The most common cause of hearing loss is ageing. Nearly 42% of those…
  8. Maintaining your Home

    Maintaining your home is an important part of living independently. Making sure your home is safe, warm and secure helps to keep you well in your home and prevent risks, such as falls.​ ​ Family and friends​ It might be worth talking to family or close friends about helping you…
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