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Christmas appeal: help carers cope this Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly… Except for lots of unpaid carers, it’s not. This Christmas there will be over 24,000 people across Trafford looking after a friend, family member or neighbour who couldn’t manage without them. From young carers wrapping presents and cooking the Christmas dinner, to older carers who can’t take a break…


Caring, Working, Living – support for carers to return to work

Are you a parent or carer? Are you currently looking to return to work after taking time off to care for someone? Have you been out of work for at least 12 months? Do you live in Greater Manchester? The Caring, Working, Living project will support carers that are looking to return to the workplace…


Understanding the financial assessment

Trafford Carers Centre has been working closely with Trafford Council’s Financial Assessment team to look at how we can simplify some of the information you may come across should you need to go through the process. We spoke to Helen Machin who told us this….. “The Council recognises that having to arrange care for someone…


Will you Care to Talk for Carers Rights Day?

Three in five of us will be a carer at some point in our lives and while it can be rewarding and fulfilling, it can also be physically and mentally demanding. Carers often put their own needs last as they do their best for the person they are caring for. They find it hard to…