It’s National #CarersWeek  and Councillor Bev Craig, Executive Member for Adult Health and Wellbeing has made this video of recognition for unpaid Carers.  Recognising the contribution unpaid carers make & the challenges they face. She highlights that Manchester has over 65,000 unpaid carers with almost a third providing over 50 hours of care a week for a family member or loved one. To watch the video all you need to do is click on the image.

If you are a Carer and you need support then you can contact our Carers helpline on 0161 27 27 27 0 or email us via

Bev mentions the Carers Emergency Fund in her video. For more information on this fund and how to access it please click here.

Bev Craig Carers Week Message to Carers