Welcome to Middlesbrough Matters
Welcome to Middlesbrough Matters, a place for Middlesbrough residents to search for care & community services.
From personal care to getting odd jobs done, from advice to coping with ill health, Middlesbrough Matters will help you live independently, safely and in good health.
Service providers and groups register your service now for free into Middlesbrough Council's online directory.
Click the link to find information about your Local GP Practices and Screening Clinics.
Umatter enables you to take an online assessment about your care and support needs and may, in some circumstances, be eligible for support from the Council. We alsooffer advice, information and support to people and their carers to help them stay as active and independent as possible, with a priority for adults at risk of abuse.
Jointly is an innovative mobile and online app, developed by Carers UK, that makes caring a little easier, less stressful and a lot more organised by making communication and coordination between those who are caring for the individual. For more information please go to the jointly app website.
Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal illnesses, providing information and advice. For more information you can phone 0800 716 146, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to Marie Curie website.
Silverline is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.Telephone number 0800 4 70 80 90. or go to the silverline website.
The Money Advice Service gives free, unbiased money advice to everyone across the UK on-line, over the phone and face to face; from Day-to-Day Money Management to Savings and Borrowing; Mortgages to Insurance; Redundancy to Retirement Planning. To get in more information you can visit the Money Advice Website, or contact them on 0300 500 5000.
Time to change Gives someone you know will have a mental health problem right now – a family member, your friend, your workmate. He or she just might not know how to tell you. Please go to Time to Change change website for more information.
Health Hydration (08/11/2019)
What is dehydration?
Dehydration is when we don’t drink enough fluids to maintain a healthy balance in our body.
Water makes up two thirds of our body. A healthy fluid balance is needed to help digestion, flush out waste and toxins and to keep the skin heal… Read more about Health Hydration
Please see below information from the Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board regarding their annual survey.
Read more about Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Survey 2019-20
Health and Social care course in the community (21/10/2019)
Grove Hill community hub in partnership with Middlesbrough collage will be running Accredited Level 2 Health and social care course.
3 Weeks - 5th Nov until 22nd Nov / Monday to Friday / 9.30am-2.30pm
Learners must be over the age of 18, in recei… Read more about Health and Social care course in the community
Would you like to volunteer a few hours but don't think you can patrol on an evening? Boro Angels are launching a new day time sessions in North Ormesby!
If you would like an informal chat we are in the North Ormesby hub on Derwent Street… Read more about Always wanted to help Boro Angels but not a night owl? This might be for you!
Age Friendly & Generation Infusion (14/10/2019)
We want to share with you the latest news from Age Friendly work that is happening in Middlesbrough. Please go to Age Friendly Middlesbrough Update for October 2019.
In this issue you… Read more about Age Friendly & Generation Infusion