Local Carer Groups

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Salford Groups

 
Name Description Contact
Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Support Service in Salford Provides one to one support for people with a diagnosis and their carers and wider families. Tel: 0161 962 4769 or email: margaret.newton@alzheimers.org.uk
Bloco Mundo – Samba drumming and dancing   Emmanuel Centre, 174 Langworthy road, Salford M6 5PN Every Thursday 6 - 7.30pm
‘CHUMs’ (Wellbeing / Social Support)   Salvation Army, Station Road, Swinton M27 6BT - Every Thursday, 10am to 12pm
Dementia Café As part of the open doors project, there is a Dementia Café held every other Tuesday 1pm – 3pm at Woodlands Hospital. All relatives of patients are informed about this and it is also open to carers in the community. There is also a carer drop-in at Woodlands. This is available for carers if the cared for person is on the inpatient ward. Tel: Cathy Riley on 0161 772 3893
Dementia Champions Group Do you have early onset dementia? Do you care for someone with this condition? Are you interested in how we can support you to live well with dementia in Salford? As a member of the Dementia Champions Group you will meet new people, find out what is going on, share experiences, and be instrumental in influencing the development of dementia friendly communities in Salford. If you would like to find out more please call for a chat on 0161 793 2209 or e mail caroline.allport@salford.gov.uk
Dementia Naturally Active A new project for people living with dementia, their families and carers. Join Red Rose Forest for indoor and outdoor nature based activities, all abilities welcome to join in and have a go. Sessions take place every other Tuesday at Cleavley's Athletics Track Clubhouse, Eccles. Contact 0161 872 1660 or email: lucy@redroseforest.co.uk to book a place.
Dementia Support Service Carers Afternoon group The group runs once a month on a Thursday from 1 - 3pm at Moorside and Swinton Cricket Club, 1 Deansway, Swinton M27 OWH. Please ring the Dementia Support Service for details 0161 728 2001 or speak to a Support Worker.
Friendship Group

A group for dementia carers, friends and family.

The group meet the first Wednesday of the month at 12 noon at Critchley Community Hub. A Dementia Support Worker also attends the group to offer dementia advice guidance.

Held at Critchley Community Hub, 75 Chorley Road, Swinton, M27 4AF

Contact:
0161 728 2001

Email: Dssadmin@ageuksalford.org.uk

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/salford/our-services/dementia-support-service/

 

Get walking – health walk Energise Centre, 3 Douglas Green, Salford M6 6ES. Every Thursday from 28 April and throughout May from 10am – 12pm Tel: 0161 212 4599 or email: health.improvement@salford.gov.uk
Movement in Recovery Open to anyone over 18 who is in recovery and their families and carers. The Orchard, 11-12 Orchard St Pendelton, Salford M6 6FL Every Tuesday 5.30 – 7pm. Contact claire@fallenangelsdancetheatre.co.uk or Tel: 07801 478548
Music for Memories group For people with memory problems and their carers, every month (31 May, 28 June, 26 July etc.) Barton Village Hub, off Cawdor Street, Enfield Close, Eccles M30 0QD , 12.30 – 3pm
NEW! Social group for carers of those with younger onset dementia Mount Chapel Champions support group for people with early onset dementia and their carers meets every Monday from 1-3pm at Mount Chapel Church, 32 Eccles Old Road (at the corner of Langworthy Road) M6 7AF. For further information Tel: 0161 728 2001 or email dssadmin@ageuksalford.org.uk
Open Doors Support Network Recently diagnosed patients are invited to continue to meet together to build on friendships and support one another. The network also invites partnership organisations to talk and present to our network in addition to engaging in memory activities. Volunteers are invited to attend and support staff in running and assisting in activities. Held once a month at the Humphrey Booth Resource Centre in Swinton.
Reach Beyond The Reach Beyond service - based in the Meadowbrook Unit at Salford Royal Hospital - aims to engage service users, carers, staff and public citizens to work together and develop user, carer and public participation in mental health services for older people. Tel: 0161 772 3893 or E-mail: reachbeyond@gmmh.nhs.uk
Salford Carers Centre

Salford Carers Centre provides a comprehensive carer support service to carers of all ages; the Centre can offer advocacy, information and advice, support with how to cope as a carer and what is available to help you and the person you care for. The service has three specialist mental health carer support workers as well as services for adult carers, young adult carers and young carers. The Centre offers a range of activities.

The centre is open Monday to Friday: 9.30 – 4.30 but can offer appointments for carers outside of these hours.

Please note, that the Salford Carers Centre no longer administer personal budgets. For residents in Salford to access a personal budget they need to have a carer’s assessment.

Salford Carers’ Service, Langworthy Cornerstones, 451 Liverpool Street, Salford M6 5QQ

email: salford.carers@gaddum.co.uk

Information for young carers in Salford can be found here: www.salfordyoungcarers.org

Tel: 0161 212 5451

Service User Review Panel Monthly on Mondays from 10am to 12 noon. The group is open to anyone with dementia who lives in Salford, Trafford or Manchester. Humphrey Booth Resource Centre Worsley Road, Swinton
Singing for the Brain Working in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society we hold weekly singing sessions specifically aimed at our ward patients and their carers. The weekly sessions are aimed to stimulate the brain by reminiscing and singing songs from their past and additionally increasing the patients quality of life by their joining in and participation. Volunteers are welcomed to support and encourage patients and carers in participating in the activities. Emmanuel Church, Langworthy Road, Salford - Every Friday from 10-30-12.30.
Woodlands Hospital, Little Hulton - for people on the Assessment Ward and their families. Monday afternoons from 2-3pm
Singing with Dementia group The Singing with Dementia group would like more people to experience the joy of their free music sessions for carers and the cared-for. You don’t need to be referred – just call into the Humphrey Booth Resource Centre, 16-18 Worsley Road, Swinton M27 5WW on a Wednesday morning from 10am. For more information contact June on 0161 788 9053, email j.gumboots@gmail.com or visit www.singingwithdementia.co.uk
Walk and talk at Heaton Park For people living with dementia and their carers Heaton Park (Sheepfoot lane entrance M25 0DL). Every Thursday morning Tel: 0161 342 0797 or email manchester@alzheimers.org.uk
Wellbeing Support supported by Start in Salford Clifton Community Centre, 6 Wynne Avenue, Clifton M27 8FU - Every Tuesday and Friday, 1pm to 3pm
We Understand Support group for families and carers affected by addiction. Langworthy Cornerstone, 451 Liverpool Street, Salford M5 5QQ Every month: First Monday 6pm – 8.30pm and Third Thursday 10.30am – 2.30pm