Carers Week, 7th – 13th June 2021, Making Caring Visible and Valued

This year, Carers Week takes place on 7th-13th June 2021. The week celebrates and recognises the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million unpaid carers – over 69,000 in East Sussex - who look...

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs for Carers in Sussex

Updated: 26th March 2021 COVID-19 vaccinations rollout for eligible unpaid carers Am I eligible for a vaccination as an unpaid carer? Unpaid carers include anyone who is eligible for a Carer’s...

Register your details as a carer to receive vaccination booking information

The vaccination rollout for carers in Sussex is underway.  We are inviting unpaid carers in East Sussex to register with us if you would like to receive COVID-19 vaccine booking information when it...

Connecting with other carers at my mental health carers group

Anna Newman looks after her husband, Thomas. Here Anna writes about her caring role and meeting with the Care for the Carers’ Mental Health Carers Group. My name is Anna, and I am from Lewes, East...

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What’s On

A free 6-week online wellbeing course for parent carers in East Sussex, who are looking after a child or children under 18. The weekly course, called Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP), starts on 7th June 2021 on Mondays for six weeks through to 12th July 2021. The online course is from 10am
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Third Tuesday of each month, 10:30am-12pm. Online using Microsoft Teams. Our Carers Wellbeing Group is free and held monthly for carers in Peacehaven. It's a relaxing, social and informal space for carers to take a break and get together with a cup of tea or coffee. For more information call 01323
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Third Wednesday of each month, 2pm-4pm. Online using Zoom. Our Making Memories Dementia Group is free and held monthly for carers in Bexhill. It's a fun and social space for carers of people with dementia to attend with the person they care for, or on their own. Includes reminiscing activities,
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