Free PPE from Bury Council for unpaid carers

Guidance on the provision of Personal Protective Equipment for Unpaid Carers who do not live with the person or people they care forPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) is vital in Bury’s response against coronavirus (COVID-19).Bury Council is currently rolling out an offer of free PPE for COVID-19 needs to unpaid carers … Read More

COVID vaccine roll out – carers

You can get the COVID-19 vaccine if you are a main carer of someone at high risk from coronavirus and either: you get Carer’s Allowance – find out more about Carer’s Allowance on GOV.UK it says you are a carer in your GP record You can book appointments at a … Read More

Bury Healthwatch Roadshow

The Healthwatch Bury team is trying to find different ways of engagement during these challenging times.   In particular we want to make sure that unpaid carers have access to the support they need to carry out their caring role as effectively as possible. Equally we want to ensure that people … Read More

State of Caring Survey

The State of Caring Survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. The 2020 survey is now open and will close on 17 May 2020.

Bury Council & Bury CCG – Carers Consultation 2018

Bury Council & Bury CCG have applied for funding to the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership to support carers in Bury the best we can. The proposal includes: Community based support for all carers. Creating additional capacity within the Bury Young Carers Service. Development of on-line self-assessments for adults … Read More

Carers Dealing with Crisis Survey

Healthwatch Bury are interested in understanding the experiences and concerns of adults who are carers for someone suffering from poor mental health when the person who is being cared for is experiencing a mental health crisis. We are interested in finding out: a) What are the issues and concerns for … Read More

Greenmount Village community – D-Caff

‘A lovely place to meet….for people living with dementia, their careers, family and friends’ Greenmount Cricket club, Brandlesholme Road, BL8 4DX 1:15 – 3:15pm Second Friday of every month