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The Feel Good Stay Well Club

9 Oct 2017 - 12:23 by michelle.foster

Come and join friendly residents for fun, fitness and friendship. Together Dementia Support will be offering a range of activities aimed at keeping you physically and mentally active on Wednesdays 1.30pm-3.30pm at Auden Court off Toledo St, Clayton, M11 4WD. Together Dementia Support

Transport can be provided if you live within 3 miles of Auden Court.

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Community grants of up to £2000 to highlight patient and public participation in the voluntary sector – apply now

4 Oct 2017 - 11:42 by michelle.foster

NHS England’s ‘celebrating participation in healthcare’ community grants scheme is open for applications for the third year. Grants of up to £2000 are available to voluntary/community organisations to showcase how they have been involving patients, service-users and the public in improving health services.  NHS England

To apply you must be a voluntary or community organisation and be able to share your project successes in a creative way.

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Cuppa and a Chat Group - new dementia café

28 Sep 2017 - 11:06 by michelle.foster

Do you have memory problems? Do you care for someone with dementia or want to know more about dementia? Come and join Dementia Support Advisors, Admiral Nurses and Alzheimer's Society for a cuppa and a chat.

The Cuppa and a Chat group is to be held every Friday 1-3pm starting 29 September 2017 at Chorlton Health Centre 1 Nicolas Road, Manchester, M21 9NJ.

It is essentially a dementia café which will be facilitated by Dementia Support Advisors, Admiral Nurses and Alzheimer’s Society Support Workers.

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Community Development Initiative – Relationship Counselling

28 Sep 2017 - 11:03 by michelle.foster

Community Development Initiative have weekly sessions available as: one to one, couples, group therapy on marriage problems, family issues and sexual matters by fully trained male or female counsellors. Language support is available. The sessions are delivered at Oakland House, Talbot Road
Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 0PQ.

For further information, contact 0161 881 0007, or email. cdi256@gmail.com

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Experiences of cancer screening services - seeking views

26 Sep 2017 - 14:55 by Mike Wild

The NHS would like to know more about your thoughts of your cancer screening experience(s) within Greater Manchester and whether cancer screening is or is not a good opportunity to talk to people about healthy lifestyles and promote other cancer screening opportunities. A series of group discussions is taking place around Greater Manchester on behalf of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.

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Thursday Check-in - Manchester Mind Story

22 Sep 2017 - 13:14 by Nigel Rose

The group talked about mental health breakdown today, what brings it on, why some people are fine and others aren’t. Other times they’ve talked about OCD, panic attacks, medication, or sometimes the whole session is taken up with members “checking-in”. Every Thursday, since Jan 2016, there is a two hour lifeline for people with mental health difficulties facilitated by carefully trained and supported Manchester Mind volunteers.

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A Fruit and Veg Community - Healthy Me Healthy Communities Story

21 Sep 2017 - 15:15 by Nigel Rose

At the Anson Community-Shop you can buy a basket of groceries worth £12 for only £2.50. It’s at the heart of the Anson Estate and helps families that struggle to pay bills and put food on the table. Cereals, frozen and chilled items, tinned goods and more are supplied by Fareshare, Tesco, M&S and other local suppliers from in-date stock that would otherwise go to waste.




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Curing the Blight - Sow the City Story

20 Sep 2017 - 15:37 by helen.walker

Sow the City are putting the finishing touches to the transformation of a piece of derelict land in Hulme.

Where once there was a thirty year old eyesore, there are now potatoes, strawberries, French beans, sweetcorn, red cabbage, spring onions, chard and herbs. They are also building a compost heap, a seating and social area, and a shelter before the final handover to the local volunteers who will take it on and maintain it for good.

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