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A CARER'S GUIDE...

HOW TO GET HELP IN LOOKING AFTER SOMEONE

 

As a Carer you are entitled to a Carer’s Assessment by Social Services, to discuss the help that both you and the person you care for, might need.

Contact: Stockport Social Services Ashley, 28 Manchester Road, Cheadle, SK8 2NP

Phone: 0161 428 3241

Webiste: https://www.stockport.gov.uk/topic/adult-social-care

 

Services that might be helpful include:

· Help with household tasks

· Help with caring tasks during the day and night

· Respite care

· Activities for the ‘cared-for’ person

· Benefits advice

 

Other useful services

· District nurses, Chiropodist, Community Dentist, Health Visitor and Optician can be accessed by calling the Community Services Administrator on 0161 426 5144

· Macmillan nurse – discuss with GP or practice nurse.

 

Useful Organisations

Stockport Care Scheme: The Heatons Centre - Thornfield Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport, SK4 3LD  

Phone: 0161 476 2812

Email: breda.johnson@stockportcareschemes.org.uk

Webiste: http://www.stockportcareschemes.org.uk/

· Age Concern – 56 Wellington Street, Stockport, SK1 3AQ

   Phone - 0161 480 1211

   Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/stockport/

· Alzheimer’s Society - Stockport & District Branch, Bramhall Methodist Church, 23 Bramhall Lane South, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 1AL

  Telephone  - 0161 449 7475

  Website: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

· Citizen’s Advice Bureau – Cheadle Library, Ashfield Road, Cheadle, SK8 1BB

  Telephone  - 0161 428 3158

  Webiste: http://stockportcab.org.uk/

· Crossroads Together - Heaton Moor Centre, Thornfield Road, Stockport, SK4 3LD

  Telephone - 0161 432 7712

  Website: http://www.crossroadstogether.org.uk/

· MIND  - Dove House, 65 Union Street, Stockport, SK1 3NP

  Telephone - 0161 480 7393

  Website: https://www.mind.org.uk/

 

 

 
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