Wards and services
Contact details for specific wards and services can be found on our service directory pages, or by using the search bar.
Our patient advice and liaison service (PALS) can act on your behalf and provide confidential advice and support.
They can give you information on:
Tel: 0161 716 3178 (24 hour answer phone)
Mental health helpline
Our 24/7 mental health helpline is here to support anybody who uses our services (all ages) and their carers: 0800 014 9995
There are also a list of other helplines you can speak to for support.
The local authorities across our patch offer carer services. Click and the links to find out more:
Tameside and Glossop
These documents are designed for you to print off, and have helpful information about our units and the care team who will look after your loved one. They've been put together by carers and staff who have experience of them:
The Triangle of Care is a guide to best practice in mental health care.
To become accredited, we must achieve six key standards:
More information on the Triangle of Care can be found at: http://professionals.carers.org/
We first introduced a trust-wide Triangle of Care steering group in 2014. Now each borough has a local steering group to build on our success so far.
The group has achieved:
We've made a short video with Dementia United to explain how speech and language therapy can help people diagnoses with primary progressive aphasia (PPA).
PPA is a rare form of dementia that often affects your communication. From using your phone to make reminders, to carrying a small notebook with important phrases, there's plenty of things you can do to support yourself. Click here to watch the video.
Our Stockport older people's mental health team have worked with carers to develop a series of videos, with advice and infomation about frontotemporal dementia.
Frontotemporal dementia is an uncommon type of dementia that causes problems with behaviour and language.
These videos are in three parts, each featuring stories from carers of people with frontotemporal dementia, along with advice from our experts. Click on the links to watch them on YouTube:
These links have more helpful information, related to what's mentioned in the videos:
This leaflet has been developed by people with dementia and their carers, alongside health professionals in Oldham, to help you have difficult conversations about death and the end of life.
It uses cartoons by award-winning illustrator, Tony Husband, to address some of the common questions you have, the barriers you might face, what you can do to help, and the support that’s available.
Click here to download the leaflet.