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Carers annual survey feedback 2021

Carers annual survey feedback 2021

During February and March 2021, we asked carers in East Sussex to complete our annual survey. We asked you to share your opinions and experiences about your caring role, how Care for the Carers...

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Young carers look after their mum

Young carers look after their mum

Samuel, 9, and twins, Benjamin and Oliver, 5, live in Bexhill and care for their Mum, Nicki. In 2019, Nicki, was diagnosed with Non Epileptic Attack Disorder, which means she can experience over ten...

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Your views explored. Join the webinar

Your views explored. Join the webinar

This year, family and friend carers are being given the opportunity to have their say at various carer engagement initiatives across Sussex. Unpaid, family and friend carers across Sussex were...

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Take the Carers Annual Survey 2021

Take the Carers Annual Survey 2021

Help us to improve services for carers in East Sussex by telling us about your experience of Care for the Carers. We’d love to hear your views on our work, the support you have received from us and...

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Your views explored

Your views explored

This year, family and friend carers have been given the opportunity to ‘have their say’ at various carer engagement initiatives across Sussex. We are inviting unpaid, family and friend carers across...

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Support for carers at Christmas

Support for carers at Christmas

Christmas can be a stressful and challenging time, especially when you are caring for someone. Changes in the Government measures to control the pandemic mean many of us can’t celebrate in the way...

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Carers Rights Day 2020. Know your rights

Carers Rights Day 2020. Know your rights

What are your rights as a carer? Carers Rights Day is on Thursday 26th November 2020. This year's Carers Rights Day theme is `Know your rights' and we have lots of information about your rights as a...

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Maggie fundraises for carers

Maggie fundraises for carers

Maggie, the wonder Schnoodle pup, recently completed her first ever run of 3K at Halloween dressed in a Halloween pumpkin outfit!  So far Maggie has raised over £250 for local East Sussex carers....

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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 Action Day is taking place on16th March 2021. The day gives a voice to young carers and young adult carers and highlights the challenges and issues they face as well as empowering young...

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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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