This page contains links to other health and well-being services in Oldham and wider afield. This includes cancer support services, advice on finding a care home, services for older people and much more.
Age UK Oldham
Age UK Oldham aims to secure health and independence for local older people. They manage a full range of services that benefit older people. From providing information, support and advice about topics including pensions, benefits and care options, to traditional day care services, disability, mobility and healthcare aids, falls prevention classes and a life story project.
They also run preventative projects aimed at a more diverse population, including a handy-van service, shopping service and lunch clubs.
For more information about how they can help you or somebody you care for, please visit www.ageukoldham.org.uk or contact them on 0161 633 0213.
Greater Manchester Cancer
Greater Manchester Cancer is the cancer programme of Greater Manchester’s devolved health and social care system. Greater Manchester Cancer covers the whole of Greater Manchester as well as Eastern Cheshire, a population of over 3 million people.
Greater Manchester Cancer has a broad focus, from prevention and early diagnosis to living with and beyond cancer and end of life care. The programme includes, among other things, the work of the Pathway Boards that were set up through Manchester Cancer and the work taking place in the Greater Manchester as part of the national cancer vanguard.
You can learn more by clicking here
Your Care Home
Your Care Home is a new web based resource for people looking to find residential, nursing, dementia, respite or day care homes for the elderly.
Their aim is to provide an extensive, independent, easy to use search facility to find a care home with up to date details and photos, and to direct you to the best help and advice on the internet giving them the unbiased information you need to make informed choices. You can visit the website at: www.yourcarehome.co.uk