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Manchester Care & Repair named Home Improvement Agency of the Year 2021!

National Healthy Housing Awards 2021 – winners revealed The achievements of council teams, charities and inspirational frontline staff in supporting independent living have been celebrated at the National Healthy Housing Awards. This year’s awards highlight how those working to ensure homes are safe and accessible have been at the forefront of supporting vulnerable people through […]

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Manchester Care & Repair helping older patients to live well at home

A new Integration in Action ‘quick read’ shows how linking practical housing help to patients being discharged from Manchester hospitals improves the safety and health of older and disabled residents.

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Big Energy Saving Winter 2020/21

Big Energy Saving Winter is an annual campaign run by Citizens Advice in partnership with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Energy Saving Trust. As a local partner, Manchester Care and Repair are holding events throughout Big Energy Saving Winter to encourage local residents to find out how to save […]

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Big Energy Saving Week 2020

Manchester Care & Repair are taking part in Big Energy Saving Week 2020. It is a national campaign to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. We all have the power to save energy, money and the environment through everyday actions. The campaign raises public awareness […]

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Join Our List of Contractors

We are inviting contractors and general builders covering all work types to apply to be included on our vetted list of contractors. Contractor’s details are issued direct to clients for most of the work, but we also have a team of Technical Officers who oversee building works on behalf of clients. The work ranges from […]

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Lucy Powell MP Visits Manchester Care & Repair

Lucy Powell MP visited Manchester Care & Repair at the beginning of November. She had been touched by a thank you note sent to Care & Repair by one of her constituents and wanted to meet the client and home improvement agency staff herself. Although the client wasn’t well enough to be there, Lucy took the […]

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Home from Hospital Assisted Discharge Launches at Manchester Royal Infirmary

From 1st October 2016, Manchester Care & Repair will launch our Assisted Hospital Discharge Service from the Manchester Royal Infirmary. Patients at North Manchester General Hospital have been benefiting from this service since April 2014 and funding from the Central Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group has enabled us to deliver this service from a second base at […]

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Manchester Care & Repair Awarded ‘Handyperson Service of The Year 2016’

This year’s winners of the national Home Improvement Agency and Handyperson Service Awards have been announced at a ceremony in the House of Lords, and once again Manchester Care & Repair has been recognized. Organised by Foundations and sponsored by AKW, the annual awards recognise the efforts of England’s 200-strong HIA sector to offer a […]

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Helping hand for the vulnerable

This article recently featured on www.localgov.co.uk and is written by Roy McNally, development manager at Foundations. With hospitals creaking under the strain of seemingly endless demand, it is not surprising that stories tackling the issue often come with shocking statistics. The final line of an article covering a study by Healthwatch England on the problems caused by […]

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Manchester Care & Repair Scoops Prestigious National Award

Manchester Care & Repair has won the Home Improvement Agency Service of the Year Award at the national Home Improvement Agency (HIA) and Handyperson Awards hosted at the House of Lords. The annual awards, which are organised by Foundations – the national body for Home Improvement Agencies -recognise excellence across a range of housing support […]

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