Manchester Connect

Infection Prevention Training and Resource Centre

An innovative and leading approach from Manchester, setting the standards for elderly Care Services and bringing valued resources to front-line Carers when they need them most.

Manchester Connect is an on-line training and resource centre, funded by Manchester Health and Care Commissioning, the site provides links to the resources that have been rolled out nationally and to trainers who can facilitate virtual and face to face training.

It has been widely reported that Care Homes and those working within Social Care are struggling to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is, in part, due to the vulnerability of the individuals being cared for who are likely to have complex underlying health conditions, significantly compromised immune systems and Dementia-related illnesses – a combination which increases risk and limits the application of effective infection control measures.

The NHS and Carers have been actively searching for solutions to address the challenges and reduce mortality rates. With Manchester Connect they are setting an impressive national standard for truly integrated care, instilling a new level confidence as the initiative is positively embraced.

Connect with a Trainer

Our online consultation service is designed to give you direct access to trainers who are experts in their field and have the knowledge and experience which is of the highest relevance to you and the challenges you face. 

The booking system is simple and allows the choice of professional and appointment time to best suit your needs.

Resources Area

As well as providing access to a variety of trainers, the NHS has a wealth of invaluable resources available for Carers to access and use.

The aim of this Download Area is to provide a fast and effective route to these resources, allowing you to obtain the guidance and information you and your colleagues urgently need.

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC) & Equilibrium Healthcare have been working together to collate and develop the resources required to support Nursing Care in Care Homes and provide effective solutions for the second phase NHS response to COVID -19.

This ground-breaking, innovative initiative not only improves accessibility to infection prevention and control information and related materials but also provides the highest standard of online training from specialists who can share knowledge, answer questions and direct to further support.

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MANCHESTER CONNECT

Manchester Connect is a co-ordinated and structured support mechanism for care providers and sets a new standard in the pro-active preparation for a possible second wave of infection. By enabling those on the front line to quickly access the support and knowledge they need, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, Manchester is taking positive action and leading the way for others.

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