Press Releases

Grand opening of Elmhurst and Woodbury social care facilities

Dec 23, 2014 14:10 GMT Bury Council A grand opening event was held to celebrate the refurbishment of Elmhurst and Woodbury, Bury’s co-located short stay and respite facilities for older people and people with learning disabilities.

Dec 22, 2014 14:20 GMT Bury Council Some 500,000 older people will spend Christmas alone this year, and five million say that TV is their main source of company.

Sep 08, 2014 13:33 BST Bury Council Care service providers in Bury are working to reduce the number of accidental falls suffered by older people.

Torus Pak® meals by Boenders are much appreciated by the elderly

Jun 17, 2014 10:30 BST Torus Pak Europe N.V. The elderly care in the Netherlands is partly supplied by Keurslager Boenders from Eibergen. For his meals to the elderly care, Gerwin Starink, uses the Torus Pak tray because the food is more appreciated when beautifully presented.

Pensioners’ group recognised for 20 years of hard work

Mar 04, 2014 16:56 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Heywood Township has honoured five members of Heywood Pensioners’ Association’s management committee for the work they do in helping and supporting the area’s older people.

Oct 09, 2013 17:01 BST

Council offers free support at the touch of a button

Oct 03, 2013 15:06 BST Rochdale Borough Council

Trading Standards warn residents of doorstep callers

Oct 16, 2012 14:26 BST Bury Council Four incidents in six days have caused Bury Council’s Trading Standards team to urge local elderly residents to be on their guard against doorstep callers trying to gain access to their homes.

Oct 16, 2012 13:29 BST Meridian Healthcare Quality Assurance Manager, Sharon Wood has been recognised for her new approach to dementia care. She was awarded Care Innovator 2012 at the Great North Care Awards held in Blackpool on 12 October. The award was presented by Coronation Street actors: Julie Hesmondhaigh and David Neilson (Hayley and Roy).

Got an NHS Hearing Aid?  Need some help?

Oct 15, 2012 09:59 BST Bury Council If you feel your NHS hearing aid is not working as well as it used to or you know someone who would like some support with hearing and not sure what to do next then why not pop down to the Green Room, Adult Care Connect & Direct, Textile Hall (next toBury Library) Manchester Road, Bury BL9 0DG where regular sessions are held to help support people with a hearing difficulty.