Care for the Carers hold day-long Carers' Forums twice a year in different parts of the county, which are free to unpaid carers.

Each forum has a theme, with workshops on a variety of useful end relevant topics taking place in the morning and afternoon. The workshops provide an opportunity for carers to find out about different topics, and meet other carers and discuss their views and experiences.

Following each forum, Care for the Carers produces a report about the

which is then presents those views to professionals and service providers.

There is also an Information Market Place with tables and displays from around 30 different professional and voluntary organisations, providing information about services and resources available in East Sussex for unpaid carers.

Care for the Carers' forums are very popular and give carers a chance to network with other carers and with organisations, as well as enjoy a free lunch and refreshments

The next forum is on Wednesday 25th October 2017 at Sussex Downs College, Lewes, and the theme is ‘Carers’ Rights’. If you want further information, ring us on 01323 738390 or email [email protected] and ask to go on the mailing list.