If you're a carer in need of advice, information, emotional support and would like access to free training courses to help you get back to work, join The Carers' Resource for help.
You can refer yourself by calling us to arrange a meeting. At the meeting you can talk to us about anything you need advice on. We understand that meeting us for the first time may feel a bit daunting so bring along a friend or family member if you wish.
We will usually discuss:
As a carer you can get access to:
You'll be able to access the following courses:
Drop in for support, advice or to discuss any problems you have, please try to call in advance to make sure somebody will be free to see you.
|The Carers' Resource
Rochdale OL16 5QJ
|Tel: 01706 925808|
|Heywood Training and Community Suite
Heywood OL10 4NR
Saturday 10am-12noon (On the first Saturday of each month)
|Tel: 01706 925808|
Unit 5-6 Midway House
Off Fountain Street
Middleton M24 1AF
|Mondays 1pm-3pm||Tel: 0161 653 5278|
Newsletters are published to keep carers up to date with information and activities. If you'd like to include an item in the newsletter, please let us know.
You're welcome to come along to any social events and get involved by volunteering or organising them.
|Event||Description||Date and time||Location||Contact|
|Carers Support Group||Coffee morning run by carers for carers. Come along to be supported by other carers who understand.||Wednesday morning between 10am-12noon||Newbold Buildings, Rochdale||The Carers' Resource on 01706 925 808|
|Macmillan Nurses Support Group||Support group for service users and carers of people with cancer or a life-limiting illness for advice, information and support.||Arrange an appointment||Macmillan Nurses Team
0161 251 8339
|Aashiyana Carers Group||Support group for carers from South Asian communities with a child that has learning disabilities, physical disabilities or complex health needs.||Held on the last Tuesday in the month||The Carers' Resource||Rochdale Gateway on 01706 515 806|
|Parents Forum for Children with Disabilities||For support, information and advice when caring for a child with a disability.||Contact us for details of meetings||Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton||Elizabeth or Carol on 07901 854 741|
|Mood Swings||For service users and carers of people with mental health needs.||Every fourth Tuesday of the month, 7pm-9pm||Newbold Buildings, Rochdale||The Carers' Resource on 01706 925 808|
|Alzheimer's Carers' Support Group||For service users and carers of people with Alzheimers.||Every last Wednesday of the month between 1.30pm-3pm||St. Andrew's Church Hall, Baillie Street, Rochdale||Tania Taylor on 01706 379 034|
Thousands of people looking after sick or disabled relatives may be missing out on vital support that could help them juggle work and caring.
During carers' week we aim to: