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Paying for residential and nursing care

Moving into a care home is a big step. You may have to pay fees for many years. Some people will be able to get help from Salford City Council with paying the fees. You should contact Adult Social Care…

Paying for your own care and support

Many people who use care and support services will pay for all of the costs. This is known as being a "self-funder". The cost of your care will vary depending on its type, intensity, specialisation, location and duration. For example,…

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future. It takes a holistic approach that involves the patient…

Shopping and cleaning

Use the AskSara self-assessment for detailed advice about equipment to help you with housework and shopping. Shopping Most supermarkets offer online shopping and will deliver your groceries straight to your door. Ask the driver if they can help put the shopping away.…

Transport and getting around with mobility issues

Although mobility problems make it harder to get around, transport has been getting more accessible for disabled and elderly people over the years. Find out how you can get help: Accessing public transport Getting discounts on public transport Getting NHS…

Walking for health

Walking is simple, free, and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier. Sometimes overlooked as a form of exercise, walking briskly can help you build stamina, burn excess calories and make your heart healthier. You…

What benefits can carers get?

Knowing what benefits you and the person you care for are entitled to can make a real difference. For example, you might be able to get a break from caring, or get help with pay for certain costs, or make…

What is a Personal Assistant?

A Personal Assistant (sometimes called a PA) is someone you employ to help you with the daily living tasks. This could be personal care such as help with washing, dressing etc or supporting you with employment, with going out shopping…