Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Manchester'.
- Carers Strategy and Commissioning Strategy
This is an example of a three year commissioning strategy for carers from Manchester City Council. It sets out a vision and priorities linked with the Carers Strategy and Putting People First agenda including greater choice and control through personal budgets.
- Carers individual budget guidance and application form
Manchester City Council provides a non means tested carers individual budget of up to £500 to support carers to take a break and to help alleviate some of the stresses that can arise when caring for someone. This document includes the guidance provided to staff and the application form.
- Carers IB - breaks assessment
Manchester City Council provides carers who have had an Assessment of Need a personal budget to enable them to take a break from their caring role. This document provides:details of the increase in numbers of carers in receipt of a PB by service user group over the last 3 years, how the PBs are awarded, and the examples of the flexible ways in which people use the money for support.
- Carers Assessment Survey
This document shows the detailed results of a survey by Manchester City Council conducted in 2009 to look at whether carers assessments had resulted in positive outcomes, and whether those who had received a carers personal budget had been enabled to take a break from their caring role or not. The results show positive changes in most areas and that the quality of assessment has improved.
- Carers Forum newsletter
Manchester Carers Forum is a local charity founded by carers. This newsletter provides an example of the range of advice, information, support, and activity they are engaged in.