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  1. Early Help Practitioners Zone

    Effective Early Help is essential to improve the life chances of Manchester’s children, young people and their families.  The aim of the Manchester Early Help Service is to build capacity in communities that will prevent crime, support education and enterprise, and keep children, young people…
  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. Support for Carers

    Find information, resources and links to help advise Carers on a variety of subjects including - Support And Advice, Support For Working Carers, Support With Housing Options, Support In An Emergency, Support To Parent Carers, Support To Stay Well & Support For Young Carers.
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
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