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  1. 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…
  2. 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…
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. Information and advice on Apprenticeships

    Information regarding funding high needs students on apprenticeships can be found in the funding principles for 2015/16.  Apprenticeships Apprenticeships are also another option for high needs students. High needs funding for apprentices is met by the EFA through the SFA’s apprenticeship funding methodology, in summary…
  8. Tools and Resources for Practitioners

    Being a carer can mean lots of different things - for young people caring for a member of their family could make them a young carer. Young carers are people under 18 years old who look after a family member who has a disability, illness,…
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