Here you can find useful groups and societies that can help you with various health needs. Please remember though that the best place to seek support first and foremost is your GP.
One of the hardest jobs can be caring for a loved one. It's stressful and tiring and a job that's really hard to switch off from. Seeking out support for yourself, as a carer, can feel selfish but it is essential. Your loved one relies on you and needs you to be at your best, so the more support you can get, the better.
You are a carer if you:
Whether you provide support for a few hours a week or 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; or for someone that lives with you or in their own home you are still a carer.
So what support is there?
Contact Bury MBC for a carers assessment under the Care Act 2014. To access a carers assessment, please contact the Connect and Direct Hub on 0161 253 5151.
Please note a carers assessment is not an application for a carers allowance. If you would like to apply for a carers allowance you will need to visit the gov.uk website. If you think you might be eligable then Click here to apply
Contact Bury Carers Centre (also know at the Gaddum Centre). Either visit them at 9 Silver Street, Victoria Buildings, Bury, BL9 0EU, call them on 0161 763 4867 or visit their website click here The centre offers coffee mornings, relaxation classes, help and advice, day trips and special events plus much more.
Bury Cancer Support Centre:
A unique centre at 406 Bolton Road, Bury, that offers support for all those whose lives are touched by cancer - not just patients but their families and carers as well. Contact the centre on 0161 764 6609 or message them through their facebook page click here
For those nearing the end of their lives, the centre offers support also for the families of the loved ones with counselling and a friendly ear. Bury Hospice can be found at Rochdale Old Road, Bury, BL9 7RG. Call them on 0161 725 9800 or visit their website Click here
Bealey Community Hospital
Bealey's is almost opposite the church on Dumers lane, Radcliffe, M26 2QD. It provides palliative and end of life care as well as pain management and rehabilitation. Call them on 0161 716 1555. You would need a GP referral to access this service.
Domestic Violence Support
Domestic violence floating support service.
Legal advice, housing and signposting. One to One Support, drop in groups.
Languages- Urdu and Punjabi.
0161 761 5266
email queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
0161 253 5537/ 5666
After 5pm & weekends
Bury DVO Child protection vulnerable adults
0161 856 8064