If you have a long term health condition or a disability, we have services that can provide information, advice, practical assistance and advocacy to help you retain your independence, improve physical or mental health, improve life skills and to take part more in daily life.
There is also lots of really useful online information if you don’t want to get in touch with us quite yet but you can contact us Monday to Friday if you want to talk to us about your enquiry. Find our contact details here or visit one of our Salford Bureau.
Know your rightsAnswers to general questions about community care services, for example what is available, how assessments are carried out and costs: visit the community care page on www.adviceguide.org.uk (from the Citizens Advice).
How to help yourself
Visit Salford’s self help guide to all aspects of health and well being www.way2wellbeing.org.uk
Guided advice about daily living
For self assessment and guided advice for many aspects of health, daily living tasks and aids / adaptations visit: www.asksara.dlf.org.uk.
Housing options for the over 55’s.
A 10 step self assessment of concerns giving suggestions and national directory details visit: hoop.eac.org.uk.
For details of other local services supporting carers, older people, people with physical and mental health problems visit www.salfordadvice.org.uk.
Other agencies & useful links
Benefits, care, age discrimination advice for older people.
Health conditions, treatment, local services and healthy living.
Charity to support and help carers.
Department of Health
Public health, adult social care and the NHS.
For health advice and reassurance 24hrs a day.
British Red Cross
Health and social care in the UK.
Salford City Council
Social care, fostering, adoption and healthy living.
Salford Carers Centre – The Princess Royal Trust
Organisation supporting carers in Trafford.
Search for a counsellor or psychotherapist near you.
Trafford Law Centre
Advice on a wide range of mental health issues.
Mind in Salford
A mental health resource for Salford residents.
Rethink Mental Illness
Mental Health advice and information service.
Still need help? Contact Salford Citizens Advice
What We Can Do
Health and Wellbeing Service
From maximising your self caring capacity to helping you find various voluntary, statutory or universal groups based on individual needs, we can effect an improvement in your health and wellbeing.
We can also request assessments for those who may be entitled to statutory community care services, and advise on the practical and financial processes involved.
Community Care Advocacy Service
The service provides independent advice, advocacy and casework to people living in Salford or who a registered with a Salford GP and also to people who live in Bury, Oldham and Rossendale (East Lancs).
We give advice about whether someone should be charged for care and if so, whether they are being charged fairly for home care or if in residential care. We can also help to complain or appeal about a decision regarding an assessment or support plan. We help to access a wide variety other sources of support e.g. with cleaning, shopping, socialising you need personal care.
Children’s Services and Expectant Families Service
The Disabled Families service provides generalist advice for Salford families with a child who has long term health issue or disability. This advice may cover welfare benefits as a specialism up to an including representation at tribunal, and general advice about employment, debt, housing, health and accessing children’s services. We also provide specialist advice about maternity and paternity benefits and employment rights to expectant families, including teenagers, throughout the pregnancy in appropriate settings for Salford patients.
Palliative Care Service
The service helps Salford residents and patients registered with a Salford GP being treated palliatively, to increase their income via range of welfare rights and charitable trust entitlements to improve their quality of life by increasing ability to pay essential bills, have surplus income for better diet, transport and heat and improved access to health and social care services.
How to Get in Touch
Telephone us 0161 206 0274.
We can help with most issues over the phone but if necessary will make you an appointment in bureau.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
An easy way to get in touch with us is by emailing, we will get back in touch within 3 days.
Visit us at our Salford Royal CAB, next to Hope Library.
Monday 10:00 – 15:30
Tuesday 10:00 – 15:30
Wednesday 10:00 – 15:30
Thursday 10:00 – 15:30
Friday 10:00 – 15:30