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Salford carers get 24/7 advice

Salford’s health and social care organisations are joining forces with national charity Carers UK to offer 24/7 advice.

 

A new website, called Digital Resource for Carers, has been launched to help carers understand their rights, the support available to them and how to look after themselves while caring for someone.

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Pay rise for Salford care staff

Pay for care-workers in Salford is set to rise to £8.30 an hour, well above the National Minimum Wage.

The move by Salford City Council and NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group will bring 300 workers up to more than £17,200 per year – putting their hourly rate well above the National Living Wage.

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One in three Salford residents over 65 will experience a fall

One in three adults aged over 65 in Salford will experience a fall at least once a year, according to figures released on Older People’s Day. 

 

The stats show that Salford has the second highest rate of hospital admissions caused by falls in the country, with 11,667 falls each year – and falls can be lifechanging, costing people their health and independence. 

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Communications Manager

Lindsay Kirby
0161 212 4819
Lindsay.kirby@nhs.net

 

Engagement Manager

Amanda Rafferty
0161 212 4956
Amanda.rafferty@nhs.net

 

Or write to us:

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St James House
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