Services in Adults Care & Support (1034)

  1. 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…
  2. 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.
  3. Housing Support and Technology

    We use technology every day, at home and at work, to make life a little bit easier. Finding information on the internet, online banking, booking doctor’s appointments, working remotely from home, all these things help us to manage our busy and often complex lives. But…
  4. Improving Services

    There are many ways you can get involved to influence and improve health and social care services in your area. Why not use this opportunity to improve services.  Please see the NHS UK and Carers Week websites for further information on Improving Services.
  5. Information on Personal Budget/Direct Payment

    If an assessment by a local council shows that care services should be provided, you or the person you are looking after, have a right to ask for a direct payment instead of having the service arranged by a local council. This cash payment allows…
  6. Living Independently

    We understand that staying independent is important so that you can live well, for longer. As your circumstances and abilities change, doing things on your own can become more difficult, but there are lots of things you can do to keep your independence - both at home and when you are…
  7. Living well with Long Term Conditions

    We want to support residents with long term conditions to live independently, so they can live well for longer. If you've had a recent diagnosis of a long-term condition, or a deterioration in an existing condition, there's lots of things you can do to and support you can access.​ Equipment, Adaptations and Technology-Enabled…
  8. 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…
  9. Losing your hearing?

    Hearing loss is more common than you may think. In the UK, around one person in six is deaf or hard of hearing. There are several ways to tell that your hearing is going. The most common cause of hearing loss is ageing. Nearly 42% of those…
  10. Maintaining your Home

    Maintaining your home is an important part of living independently. Making sure your home is safe, warm and secure helps to keep you well in your home and prevent risks, such as falls.​ ​ Family and friends​ It might be worth talking to family or close friends about helping you…
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