Personal Care Unlocks Doreen from Dementia

Frustrated by inconsistent and impersonal agency care, Cath Severn decided to apply for a personal health budget for her aunt Doreen, who has advanced Alzheimer’s disease. Here she talks about...
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City Asked to Help Look Out for Older People

(Silver) tide is turning – as Mayor issues challenge to make Manchester more age-friendly * People power put to the test – as city asked to help look out for...
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Leaders Back Start of Devolution Manchester

Leaders within Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) have added their resounding backing to the region’s plans for the start of devolution of health and social care on Wednesday (April 1)....
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Patients Feedback Digitally

Patients in north Manchester can now give digital feedback on their GP services at their practice. The feedback – collected using a tablet computer in the surgery – is designed...
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Voluntary Groups Help Ease Loneliness in Older People

Manchester is pioneering projects to beat loneliness as research shows how older residents, particularly from deprived areas, describe feelings of social isolation – which can also be linked to poor...
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