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  1. Sheltered Housing

    Sheltered housing schemes provide extra facilities to meet the needs of those who live in them. They will normally allow for a large degree of independent living in self contained houses or flats but have a number of extra resources. There may be communal facilities…
  2. Shopping

    If you are unable to visit the shops in person, here are suggestions of some other ways you can get your essential supplies. ​ Help from family and friends​ Consider family members or friends that may be able to help. They may be able to pick up your shopping while out doing their…
  3. Short Breaks

    Manchester City Council provides a range of Short Break services for disabled children and young people with Special Educational Needs, rare disorders and chronic medical conditions age 0 - 17 years inclusive.You can also view our range of Short Break Approved Providers, which you can contact…
  4. Skills for Life

    Skills for Life is a universal approach which aims to raise the profile of skills so that for children and young people know when and where they are developing these vital skills for life. The five key skills are :  Communication Problem Solving Self-belief (inc…
  5. Social Care & Short Breaks

    Manchester City Council provides a range of Short Break services for disabled children and young people with Special Educational Needs, rare disorders and chronic medical conditions age 0 - 17 years inclusive. What is a short break? A short break can range from an activity which…
  6. Social Care and Short Breaks (previous)

    Manchester City Council provides a range of Short Break services for disabled children and young people with Special Educational Needs, rare disorders and chronic medical conditions age 0 – 17 years inclusive. What is a short break?A short break can range from an activity which lasts an…
  7. Social Isolation Advice

    Whether you're feeling lonely all the time or it's a feeling that comes and goes, it's important to take steps to spend time with people again. Carers can access support to help them to have an enjoyable life of their own outside of their caring…
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