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Useful Patient Information and Links to Local Organisations

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Oldham Benefits Advice – gives free advice including support with appeals, tribunal preparation and benefit entitlement 0161 770 6655

Oldham Welfare Rights Service: general advice 0161 770 6633

Oldham Social Services 0161 770 7777

Oldham Independent Living Shop and Showroom offers a large number of services, support groups and signposting facilities for residents with a disability or feel they have vulnerability or some form of additional need, carers and professionals.  There is also an Age UK shop which provides assistive technology demonstration rooms where you can try out and purchase assistive equipment 0161 770 4786 link.centre@oldham.gov.uk

Oldham Early Help is an integrated support service for individuals, households and families of any age that have some problems that need support to stop them getting worse or reaching crisis point.  It also helps people who had problems that now need some further help to develop their support networks 0161 770 6672

The Princess Royal Trust Carers Centre Oldham may be able to offer you free and impartial support, for example carer assessment and support, benefits for carers, advocacy service and a guide to local services 0161 770 1188

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Remploy Oldham for work retention advice and support contact Gemma Chauhan (in work support advisor) 03004 568 046 or 07990 541 525 gemma.chauhan@remply.co.uk.

 

Image result for citizens advice oldhamCitizens Advice Bureau Oldham (CAB) 1-2 Ashcroft Court, Peter Street, Oldham OL1 1HP 03448 472 638

Oldham Community Occupational Therapy for assessment of daily activities and any equipment or adaptations to the home 0161 770 1447Pennine Care

Oldham Healthy Minds service is for people over the age of 16 years who are registered with a GP in Oldham.  They offer support and treatment for those who are experiencing symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, low mood/depression, stress, worry or anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or panic attacks.  It can also help those dealing with the effects of a long-term health problem or chronic pain, Post Natal Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, phobias or eating difficulties.  With help and support, these feelings and symptoms can be managed, guiding you to a successful recovery.  Contact 0161 716 2777

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Oldham Community Leisure for enquiries regarding gym membership or attending exercise classes, walking groups etc, contact 0161 207 7000