Services in Adults Care & Support (1001)

  1. Caring for someone? How to access support

    Covid-19   Funding has been made available to support Carers during the Covid-19 pandemic through the Carer's emergency fund Additional guidance and support is available through the Carers Manchester Website. Ongoing advice and support for carers Caring can take lots of forms, including preparing meals, doing…
  2. Children’s Short Break Services

    Every local authority in England and Wales has a legal duty to provide breaks for carers of disabled children.  In Manchester we offer a range of short breaks including: Sports, Arts, Youth Clubs, Play schemes, Befriending/sitting services Please see the information on our website, and…
  3. Connect with Other Carers

    When you’re caring, it is good to talk to people who do what you do. Carer volunteers and support groups can put you in touch with people who understand what you’re going through. Please see the Carers UK website for further information on Connecting With Other…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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 cause you to trip, slip…
  7. 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…
  8. The Emergency Information Card

    The E Card can help a person being cared for stay safe in the community. It is a card which is compact enough to fit in a wallet and contains the person’s name and emergency contact information. The back of the card contains medical information…
  9. 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…
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