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  1. SEND Inclusion Funding and DAF Funding

    Most children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will have their needs met through universal provision or through services available through the Manchester Early Years Pathway for children aged 0-5 with a special educational need or disability A small number of children will have…
  2. 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…
  3. Staying Physically and Mentally Healthy‚Äč

    It's important to look after your physical and mental health to help you to live well, for longer. It's never too late to work towards getting a healthier lifestyle, and it can have a range of benefits, including:​ Reducing the risk of you becoming ill​ Improving your mood ​ Helping you get a…
  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. Resourced Provision Schools

    What is a Resourced Provision? Most children in Manchester with special educational needs and/or disabilities, including those with Education, Health and Care Plans, will be supported in a mainstream school. A number of mainstream schools provide additional specialist facilities on their site called a Resourced…
  8. Free Sims with Internet Access

    Any Manchester resident (over the age of 18) who is on a low income and struggling to pay for internet access can now get a free SIM loaded with free data. SIMs come with free internet access for up to 6 months! All you have…
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