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  1. Support to Parent Carers

    Support to Parent Carers  A parent carer is a parent, or other adult with parental responsibility, who cares for a child or young person who requires more care and support than other children or young people of the same age. For further information, please view…
  2. Support to stay well

    Support to stay well  As an unpaid carer, it is important to look after your own health, so your ability to care is not affected. For further information, please view the services featured in this area of the directory, and advice & guidance articles.  …
  3. Support with housing options

    Support with housing options  Finding appropriate housing, or adapting either your home or the home of the person you care for, might be required for essential caring responsibilities, make your home safer and provide independence for the person you are looking after. For further information,…
  4. Supporting Young Carers

    It is estimated that there could be up to 18,000 young carers in Manchester, many of who may not know who to turn to for advice and support. They might not even be aware that they are classed as a carer. What is a young…
  5. Tools & 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,…
  6. Top Tips for managing your energy supplier

    There's plenty of help and support if your energy supplier goes out of business What happens if my energy supplier goes out of business? You will not stop receiving gas and electricity Ofgem www.ofgem.gov.uk, the energy supplier regulator, will move your account to a new…
  7. Transforming Care Programme Information Sheet

    Transforming Care is about making health and care work better for children and young people with autism and/or learning disabilities. It is the name used to describe how health, social care and education should work together to improve health and care services in local areas.…
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