Services in Adults Care and Support (1061)

  1. Council Tax Reduction

    If you are liable for council tax, you can apply for Council Tax Reduction if you are on a low income. To apply for Council Tax Reduction you would need to contact your local council benefits department. Please see the Manchester City Council and Carers UK…
  2. Counselling

    Counselling can help make sense of your new or ongoing life as a carer, whether in specific areas such as dealing with bereavement or separation from a loved one, or with the more general feelings of stress, anxiety and depression you experience in your caring…
  3. 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…
  4. Early Advice

    It is important you get advice at an early stage, to advise you of your rights and  to be offered a carer’s assessment. It is also important to reduce the pressure on your own health.  Please see the website links below for further information on…
  5. Emotional Wellbeing

    Carers often overlook their emotional health as they put so much into caring for someone else that it becomes difficult to think about caring for themselves. Taking regular breaks, where you can recharge your batteries and do something you enjoy, can improve your health and…
  6. Extra care

    Extra Care Housing is a form of retirement housing with personal care and 24 hour support available for those who need it. It is intended to enable and support older people to live independently for as long as possible, but with the reassurance that care…
  7. Flexible Working Options

    Flexible working benefits you by giving you a better work-life balance while still being able to earn a living. All employees with 26 weeks of service have a statutory right to request flexible working although this is at the employer’s discretion. Please see the Carers…
  8. GP Appointments Designed for Carers

    If you are registered with a GP in Manchester you can access appointments designed just for carers. Arrange an appointment by contacting the Manchester Carers Forum on 0161 819 2226 between 10:00am-4:30pm or email info@manchestercarersforum.org.uk Please see the Manchester Carers Forum website for further information…
  9. Housing Information, Funding Accessibility

    Providing advice on benefits and support to help carers access and maintain suitable and affordable housing. Please see the Carers UK and Manchester City Council websites for further information on Housing Information and funding accessibility.
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