Read our latest blog post on Karen’s experience of moving ‘From Retail to Care’
Government guidance for unpaid carers
For the latest Government guidance (last updated 13th April) please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-providing-unpaid-care/guidance-for-those-who-provide-unpaid-care-to-friends-or-family
Carer’s Week will be taking place from 7th – 13th June. Although we will still have restrictions in place that will effect our ability to run large scale activities we are pleased to announce that we will be running a mixture of small group activities and our main afternoon tea event will be held online.
Our current service offer
We would like to assure you that our support for carers continues.
Our team is available Monday to Friday between 9am until 4:30pm to take your calls. Please call the helpline on 0161 848 2400 and press option 1.
Trafford Carers has launched a number of projects over the last couple of months to support carers during these difficult times and we continue to offer the majority of services either over the phone, via digital (zoom or MS Teams) and in some circumstances face to face (please note that this is fully risk assessed ahead of making any appointments to minimise infection risks)
Services carers can access include:
Helpline – Operating Monday to Friday
Counselling – operating either over the phone or via a video call
Therapies – this service is currently suspended
Befriending (New Service funded by The National Lottery Community Fund) – Please contact the helpline for more information
Benefit advice – accessed through the casework team
Art group – Every Wednesday at 10am on Zoom (call the helpline for information)
Wellbeing Wednesday – Every Wednesday at 10am on Zoom (call the helpline for information)