Carer News Articles

Carers Rights Day 2020. Know your rights

Carers Rights Day 2020. Know your rights

Carers Rights Day is on Thursday 26th November 2020. Carers Rights Day is a national campaign that brings organisations together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find...

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Carers’ views on East Sussex home care

Carers’ views on East Sussex home care

​Are you an unpaid carer supporting someone who also has paid home care provided? Give your views for a chance to win our prize draw! Care for the Carers is seeking unpaid carers’ views about home...

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Small grants available for carers services

Small grants available for carers services

East Sussex County Council with their strategic partner, Care for the Carers, is offering grants of up to £15,000 (fifteen thousand pounds) per annum to organisations, groups or individuals who can...

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Virtual fundraising tips

Virtual fundraising tips

​This is a difficult time for fundraising, and for fundraisers- how can you raise money if we can’t meet up together? Well here I provide my top tips for fundraising during coronavirus, with some...

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Join our Carers Voices Conference in July

Join our Carers Voices Conference in July

Our annual Carers Voices Conference is taking placing now and throughout July. The focus this year is `Healthy Caring, Healthy You.' Giving carers the opportunity to have their say, at a time when...

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Carers Week and Making Caring Visible

Carers Week and Making Caring Visible

Our CEO, Jennifer Twist, takes a look back at Carers Week this year. June is a special and busy month for carers’ organisations, as we campaign together to recognise all that unpaid carers do for...

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Young Carers Awareness Day

Young Carers Awareness Day

Young Carers Awareness Day is taking place on 30th January 2020. The day gives a voice to young carers and highlights the challenges and issues they face. A young carer is someone under 18 years of...

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Groups for carers of people with dementia

Groups for carers of people with dementia

Enter your post Unpaid carers who care for people with dementia are invited alongside the person they care for to attend Making Memories support and activity groups, taking place in Seaford, Bexhill...

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Help at Christmas for Carers

Help at Christmas for Carers

It's the countdown to Christmas! Christmas can be a stressful and challenging time for carers, who may be juggling many things and seeing to others. Remember to take time out for yourself to enjoy...

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Supporting Carers Rights Day 2019

Supporting Carers Rights Day 2019

Carers Rights Day took place on Thursday 21st November 2019. A national campaign, it brings organisations together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to get...

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Carers’ support boosted by new contract

Carers’ support boosted by new contract

New services for unpaid carers across East Sussex Carers across East Sussex can find all the support, advice and information they need in one place thanks to a new agreement. Care for the Carers has...

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Calling all budding photographers!

Calling all budding photographers!

We’re launching a photography initiative, Photographer in Residence, and inviting carers to take part in this exciting project. You will be able to explore your caring role and share your...

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Teen Talk counselling service launched!

Teen Talk counselling service launched!

We're delighted to announce the launch of our new Teen Talk Young Carers Counselling Service The service, which offers 12-18 year-old young carers in Hastings and Rother up to 12 free counselling...

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Annual General Meeting 26 September 2019

Care for the Carers Annual General Meeting is coming up! On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we are delighted to invite you to our AGM. When:Thursday 26September 2019, from 11.00 am until 1.00 pm...

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Jennifer’s Pedal to Paris

Jennifer’s Pedal to Paris

Sadly, due to the Coronavirus situation and Government advice, all of our events are postponed and we are no longer able to take bookings. Thank you for your understanding. You can read more about...

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Carers Week

Carers Week

Carers Week is an annual awareness campaign which takes place in June. It celebrates and recognises the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.6 million unpaid carers – people who look after a...

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Celebrate Carers Week with an 80s party!

Celebrate Carers Week with an 80s party!

For Carers Week 2019 we're asking people to celebrate our 30th Anniversary by holding 80s parties - the decade Care for the Carers was born! Watch Carole Gregory, our Development Officer, explain...

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Young Adult Carers enjoy Time To Shine

Young Adult Carers enjoy Time To Shine

28 April 2019 The Time to Shine Project is very excited to be working with Young Adult Carers in collaboration with Care for the Carers with a brand new music project starting in May. Micky Grant...

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