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Christmas Opening Hours

From all of us at Trafford Carers Centre, we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas. Christmas can often be quite a difficult time for a carer, therefore our helpline will remain open over the majority of the festive season. Please see opening times below.   Monday 25th December 2017 – Helpline and office…


Christmas is Coming!!

Why not use your Christmas Shopping as a force for good and support Trafford Carers Centre this Christmas with the Giving Machine. Shop at all your favourite brands and the Giving Machine generates a free donation every time you shop online. Click, Shop, and Give for Free!     https://t.co/7ikbYs979g Help us to help even more…


Winter Warmth Event

A Free Winter Warmth event Age UK invite you to join them for lunch and information about how to stay warm this winter. Wednesday 1st November 11am -1pm 1-3 Church Road, Urmston M41 9EH Join us for a hearty soup and a roll followed by tea and cake and pick up some useful information about…


Young Carers ‘I Am More’ Exhibition

This summer we were lucky enough to secure funding from Thomas Cook to run our Summer Project; I Am More with our Young Carers. The project uses art to explore body confidence, self-esteem and promoting positive body image; aiming to showcase our Young Carers talents as well as building skills and confidence with a final…


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…