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Rochdale Office

Covering the Rochdale area

Contact details

778-780 Manchester Road,
OL11 3AW

Telephone: 01706 630 495

Manager: Nicola Beswick


Out of hours tel: 01706 630 495

Office hours:

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Big thanks to all the Rochdale staff who went out on their lunch breaks in knee deep snow to check on the elderly people in the bungalows near the Rochdale office to make sure they were ok, then called at the local shop to pick up emergency provisions for them.

Go Team Rochdale!

Rochdale Borough Council staff are leading by example when it comes to being cardiac smart and ready to save lives by using their lunch breaks to learn how to perform life-saving Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

24 members of Rochdale Borough Council staff took part in the first ever #RochDefibs lunchtime learning session on Tuesday, 8 August 2017 to learn how to perform CPR and defibrillation on cardiac arrest sufferers. The staff have been performing the technique that can save lives in the crucial minutes before an ambulance arrives and triple the chances of survival.

Armed Forces Day - Veterans Breakfast Club

Have some free time on Thursdays? Come and join in at the Veterans Breakfast Club every Thursday!

The Veterans Breakfast Club is a group of veterans & serving members of Her Majesties Armed Forces. Like other Veteran's Breakfast Clubs around the country & overseas, their ethos is mutual support and it works as the group has a similar humour and outlook. Come and join in and be social with the group.

Lowry Training has been working with Premier Care for approximately the last 3 years in assisting the organisation across its branches to meet some of its training needs. Notably these have been accredited Level 2 qualifications in Infection Control, End of Life and Dementia Awareness.

Carer Support Workers for Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton.

Making Space carer groups are for carers who care for people with a mental health diagnosis. The carer support workers can offer advice, information, support or signpost to a relevant agency. If you require additional information please contact  Hilary Williams on 0161 654 4156.

Rochdale, Heywood & Middleton Carer Support Group Meet at Heywood Library the

3rd Tuesday of the month at 1.30 - 3.30pm.

We have a thriving Luncheon Club at Shore and it's open to all members of the community aged 55 or over. The main purpose of this luncheon club is to provide a hot and nourishing meal, and a pleasant venue for the over 55s to eat and socialise.

It's open every Wednesday during term time, the meal is served at 12.30pm but members usually start arriving from about 11.50am onwards.

The venue is St. Barnabas Church Hall, St Barnabas Drive, off Shore Road, Littleborough. The cost for a dinner, pudding and a tea or coffee is £3.50

If you would like to join us for lunch, volunteer to help, or require any further information

please contact June Emerson Tel: 01706 376994.

Connecting with people and being socially active is essential for our wellbeing. If you are feeling socially isolated and would like to connect more with other people in the community, why not call in and have a chat with others who have similar experiences and issues at the Rochdale and district Mind Social Cafe.

Venue: Comple@t Café,  Nye Bevan House, Maclure Road, Rochdale

When: Every Wednesday.

Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Please contact Wellbeing Services on 01706 752335 for more information

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