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How our new conversation model supports you as a carer

From 17th July Trafford Carers Centre is piloting a new way of supporting carers through a ‘3 Conversation Model’ The conversation model is designed to offer carers a more person centred approach to support. Our caseworkers will have ‘conversations’ with you, the carer, to best understand what is happening for you in your caring role and how…


A consultation about Greater Manchester Ethical Framework

Wednesday 3rd May 10.30am – 12.30pm at Manchester People First.   Greater Manchester Councils and Greater Manchester Health Authorities want to make sure people with learning disabilities and people with autism have a good life close to home. They want to buy good support for people with learning disabilities and people with autism. They need…



Evergreen Life Launches its new App

National healthcare company Evergreen Life has officially launched an NHS-approved mobile app that places patients’ personal medical records at their fingertips. The Evergreen Life app allows patients across the UK to download all their medical information, book GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view test results. Uniquely, it also lets users share their personal information…


Carers News April – June now available

The latest issue of Carers News has been published and we are pleased to announce that it is once again available in print. Read it by clicking here In this issue you can read all about what we have in store for Carers Week from an invitation to visit the Carers Allotment for tea and…


Free Dementia Communications Training

If you’re a friend, relative or carer of a person living with dementia, see below for free dementia communications training. emPoWereD Conversations is an approach to communication in dementia care that is designed to help people living with dementia and their carers to find ways to stay connected, handle emotional stress and navigate the day…


PIPSMILL Research Project

The University of Manchester are currently conducting a Psychological Interventions for People with Severe Mental Illness in Later Life (PIPSMILL) research project. They are looking to recruit carers to the study. The specification is people who are caring for individuals over the age of 50 with a severe and enduring mental illness (e.g. schizophrenia/bipolar). The interview…


Dementia workshops

emPoWereD conversations delivered by Six Degrees Social Enterprise is running a series of workshops over three dates in May for family carers of a loved one with dementia. The workshops will take place at The Avenue Methodist Church & Wellbeing Centre in Sale on May 11th, 18, 25th. To reserve a place contact Emma Smith…


Retail Supervisor Vacancy

Due to the success of our shop in Sale we have started the process to open a new shop in Stretford Mall. This brings an exciting opportunity to join our expanding enterprise as a Retail Supervisor on a 30 hour week contract. re:love&care is the enterprise arm of Trafford Carers Centre. Al profits help to deliver…




Caring in Trafford Survey

We are again running our annual survey to take a snapshot look at the current issues facing carers in Trafford. The findings last year showed some shocking results with 76% of carers in Trafford saying that caring had impacted on their emotional wellbeing and over 50% living in isolation. From the results collated last year…


Vacancy: Fundraising & Communications Manager (£24,472)

Trafford Carers Centre, is the Lead provider on behalf of Trafford Council and Trafford CCG to deliver first line support and information services to unpaid carers in Trafford. The CEO is seeking a highly skilled and confident Fundraising and Communications Manager to work alongside the senior management team, to deliver results. With a business and fundraising…



Carers Event

Carers Rights Day Information & Advice Market Place Event Every year there are over 2 million people in the UK taking on new caring responsibilities and are unaware of their entitlements. Having the right information at the right time can make a huge difference when you are caring for another person. Caring often presents its…