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Support with food

Top of page 2021 has got off to a difficult start, if you're particulary struggling with food there is help available.  Find out more below about who you can contact and how they can help. Food banks Food hampers Supermarket provisions Futher information on support with…

How to report concerns about an adult

Concerns about an adult If you have concerns about an adult in Trafford, aged 18 or over, and you are worried that they are being harmed or are at risk of harm, please visit Trafford Strategic Safeguarding Partnership for advice for members of the public…

Capacity

Mental Capacity Act The Mental Capacity Act protects people who cannot make decisions for themselves or lack the mental capacity to do so. This could be due to a mental health condition, a severe learning difficulty, a brain injury, a stroke or unconsciousness due to…

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) apply to people aged 18 and over who lack capacity to give consent to arrangements for their care or treatment. The care or treatment could be in either a hospital or care home. The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards apply…

Coronavirus helpful resources

See also Coronavirus SEND specific resources   UK Government Advice and Information Coronavirus guidance and support - GOV.UK   Trafford Council Coronavirus updates and advice Find out more about getting a Coronavirus (Covid 19) Test Virtual Mental Wealth Hub Toolkit Support with money matters Support with…

Keeping fit and well

On this page you can get advice and find out about a wide range of services and activities available in your local community: Mental health and wellbeing Substance Misuse Help to Stop Smoking Sexual Health Getting Active Healthy Weight Free NHS Health Checks for those age 40-74…

Breathing Space

Breathing Space and Mental Health Crisis Debt schemes Two new government schemes aimed to help millions who are struggling with problem debt: Breathing Space and Breathing Space Mental Health Crisis Debt Scheme. Who is eligible? To receive assistance, an individual must first be referred –…

Speaking for you

Advocacy is about communicating needs, wishes and views. Some people are able to do this for themselves and make decisions about what is important in their lives. Other people may want some help to do this, to make sure their voice is heard.   What is…

Paying for support

If you are 18 or older you may have to pay for your support. This will depend on: Your income and savings. If you have nursing care. If you own your own home. If you live with someone else. The amount you pay will depend…

How to get help

Whether you are looking for help for yourself or for someone else, there are services and organisations throughout Trafford who are here for you. Social care assessment What is a social care assessment, how it can help if you are having difficulty with everyday life , eligibility…