Carers and the Dementia Wellbeing Plan

We believe all carers have a right to be respected, valued and supported, equally in their caring role, as experts for their cared for and as individuals in their own right.

Greater Manchester carers resources

The link here Carers-Charter-FINAL.pdf ( outlines what you can expect as a carer in Greater Manchester.

The link here 10b-Greater-Manchester-Support-to-Carers-Appendix-B-Greater-Manchester-Working-Carers-Toolkit.pdf ( to the working carers GM Toolkit.

Resources for carers looking after someone with dementia

There are a number of organisations listed below that can provide written information, or telephone support and online information, covering the following topics:

  • Explanation of what a Carers Assessment is and how to access one
  • Financial support for carers
  • Caring for someone with dementia
  • Carers needs and advance care planning, legal issues
  • Looking after yourself as a carer, including supporting carers to take a break
  • When your caring role changes or ends

Alzheimer’s Society link here Getting help and support as a carer | Alzheimer’s Society telephone Dementia Connect 0333 150 3456

Age UK link here Caring for someone with dementia at home | Age UK advice telephone line 0800 678 1602

tide -together in dementia everyday link here Home – Tide

Dementia UK link here Providing specialist support for families facing dementia | Dementia UK helpline 0800 888 6678

Dementia Carers UK link here Supporting Family Carers – Dementia Carers Count which has a virtual carers centre.

Carers UK link here

Young Dementia UK:

Rare Dementia Support:


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