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Our most ambitious flu programme ever

The campaign for the most ambitious flu vaccination programme to date will begin today (Monday October 5) in Manchester.  This year more than ever the collective efforts of all of the city’s residents will be relied on to protect against the double threat of seasonal flu and Covid-19. Many of the people who are most…

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Working together to help people live well with dementia

World Alzheimer’s Day, an international campaign to raise awareness about the illness took place on Monday 21 September. It is an opportunity for people and organisations to demonstrate how we can overcome these issues and help people live well with dementia. Manchester Health and Care Commissioning were funded by Dementia United to co-design resources to raise…

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Why each step in caring for others brings us closer to compassion

EachStep care home in Blackley, part of social care charity Community Integrated Care, specialises in looking after people with dementia. Manager Michelle Phillips, 49, who has spent almost 30 years in social care, reflects on their Covid experience to date, working with council and community health colleagues – and how treating residents with dignity remained…

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