Our older residents are more affected by this present crisis than most. This page will include guidance and advice to help support our older residents.

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Keeping Well at Home

Working with the University of Manchester we have produced a guide to help older people  keep well at home.

The guide The booklet is packed full of health and dietary advice, including a programme of standing and sitting strength and balance exercises.

It gives useful tips on keeping minds active, eating and drinking at home and safety.

Keeping Well at Home booklet

Keeping Well at Home booklet (for printing)

Make movement your mission

Greater Sport has put together a range of resources to encourage safe and regular exercise at home.

GreaterSport resources for older adults - online resources

Food and medical supplies

Community Hubs in each local authority coordinate support for those who do not have any other way of sourcing food and medical supplies. They are also helping vulnerable residents to access hardship grants.

You can find out more about support for residents and vulnerable people here

Age UK has put together some information about when and where you can get the essentials you need  – and whether you should be going out to do it at all.

Eating and drinking well 

Good Nutrition and Hydration during Covid-19

Mental health and wellbeing

Advice on how best to look after our mental health during Covid-19.

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Advice on wellbeing from Age UK

People affected by Dementia

Dementia United has collated a range or resources from national organisations and those they work with across Greater Manchester.

Independent Age- Frequently asked questions

Independent Age has put together a series of Coronavirus FAQs for older adults based on the latest guidance provided by the government.


Article Published: 29/04/2020 17:04 PM