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Care communities

Community services play a key role in keeping people well, treating and managing acute illness and long-term conditions, and supporting people to live independently in their own homes. 

There are five Care Communities in East Cheshire and the Community Teams work within these Care Communities.

Care Communities bring together health and social care teams to deliver services that not only treat illness but promotes wellness, self-care and behavioral change.  Care Communities include, GPs, Community Nurse Teams, Mental Health Teams, Social Services, Connecting Communities and others.

The overall aim of each care community is to `support residents to live well and stay well’.

We operate five care communities across Cheshire East:

Care Community Telephone number
Bollington, Disley & Poynton (BDP) 01625 870693
Chelford, Handforth, Alderley and Wilmslow (CHAW) 01625 441995
Congleton & Holmes Chapel (CHOC) 0300 323 0223
Knutsford Care Community 01565 757233
Macclesfield Care Community 01625 264090 or 01625 501922
Out of Hours (OOH) 01625 430 906

The Care Community Teams provide services from 8am until 5pm.  The Out of Hours (OOH) team operates from 5pm to 8am.


Bollington, Disley & Poynton


Chelford, Handforth, Alderley and Wilmslow


Congleton & Holmes Chapel


Knutsford Care Community


Macclesfield Care Community


Out of Hours (OOH)