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  1. 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…
  2. Creating a safe home

    If you are getting older, or have a health condition that restricts your mobility, by making some simple changes in your home, you can:​ make it safer for you to move around your home and do things on your own​ remove any hazards that could…
  3. Medication Management

    While taking medication is a necessary part of many people’s lives, it’s often easy to get distracted and forget to take them. Not only can this have an effect on the condition you are taking them for, but can also lead to or cause other issues, such as increasing the risk of a fall.​ Here are…
  4. Preparing Meals

    Nutritious foods and an active lifestyle can help achieve optimal health throughout life. Poor nutrition, skipping a meal or not eating enough can cause dizziness, weakness, lightheadedness and reduced concentration. All of these can increase the likeness of a fall.​ We understand that it may not always be easy to prepare nutritious meals…
  5. 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…
  6. Personal Care

    Personal care includes activities such as getting washed, dressed and taking care of your eyes and feet. If you are getting older or you have a health condition that reduces your mobility, personal care tasks can be difficult.​ ​ We understand that being able to do these tasks for yourself is an important part of maintaining…
  7. 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…
  8. Manchester joint area SEND inspection letter

    In November 2021, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission conducted a joint inspection of Manchester to judge how effectively the local area has implemented the special educational needs and disability reforms. The findings from the inspection have now been published on the Ofsted website.  …
  9. Get involved and have your say

    You and your young person can have a say in the support and services you need. By sharing your experiences and collaborating with us and other organisations, we can make positive changes that benefit all SEND families in the city. What shall I tell you…
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