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This section of our website is where we we'll keep you up-to-date with the latest comings and goings at Care & Repair, and any exciting things happening in our future. Another way to keep up-to-date with us is by signing up to our e-newsletter which will arrive direct to your inbox.

Here you are also able to browse past events by using our archive feature. You'll find plenty of information which shows how we've got where we are today and shows how we've kept the media, outside agencies and, most importantly, our clients informed of our journey.

If you're a member of the press and would like more information on our services, please contact Janette Linacre on 0161 872 5500 or at jlinacre@careandrepair-manchester.org.uk. Alternatively, keep checking these web pages as all latest news and press releases will appear here.

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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From Hospital to Home – We’re Here to Help

Since 1st April 2014 Manchester residents who are over 60 and have been treated at North Manchester General Hospital can now benefit from a new personalised hospital discharge service. Building on the highly successful and well established home from hospital service which offers a telephone follow up service to all over 60s who have visited […]

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Silverlinks Session Coming To South Manchester This November

Are you over 60 and live in Manchester? The SILVERLINKS project provides older people with information about their housing options so they can plan for the future Want to know more? Come along to a free information session “Housing & Social Care Options for Older People”  On 22 November 2013 1.30pm – 4.00pm  at  The […]

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BIG Lottery Funded Project To Get Started

Care & Repair are delighted to announce that we have been awarded £235,487 for the expansion of an existing project that aims to support older people in Manchester to live independently in their own homes for longer and improve their quality of life. It will identify isolated older people, at risk of poverty and living […]

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Housing Options Information Session set for June

Are you over 60 and live in Manchester? The SILVERLINKS project provides older people with information about their housing options so they can plan for the future Want to know more? Come along to a free information session “Housing & Social Care Options for Older People”  On 4 June 2013 10.00am – 12.30pm  at  Higher […]

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Chief Executive Announces Retirement

Maggie Walker, long-standing Chief Executive of Manchester Care & Repair is retiring from the organisation in May 2013. Maggie joined Manchester Care & Repair in 1999 and has led the charity’s commitment to practical support for older and disabled people to help them to live independently at home. Maggie is handing over the reins at […]

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Trafford Council Budget Decision

Unfortunately Trafford Council have decided not to continue their investment in a full home improvement agency service. From 30.4.13 Trafford Care & Repair will offer a handyperson service and contractor advice funded by charitable resources but will not be able to offer a wide range of advice and support to residents who need to carry […]

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Silverlinks Session a Success

Manchester Care & Repair held its first ‘Silverlinks’ citywide information session on Wednesday – a resounding success! Project Development Officer Karen Kennedy presented the information to 34 attendees within the illustrious surroundings of the National Football Museum in Manchester. Silverlinks is looking at ways to support older people when they’re facing tough decisions about their […]

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Silverlinks Training Opportunity Happening in March

Are you over 60 and live in Manchester? The SILVERLINKS project provides older people with information about their housing options so they can plan for the future Want to know more? Come along to a free information session “Housing & Social Care Options for Older People”  On 13 March 2013 1.00pm – 4.00pm  at  The […]

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