The reality of being a carer

The reality of being a carer

Guest post by Rebecca Fuller Rebecca Fuller is a public speaker and writer promoting understanding about wellbeing, dementia and support for carers. Rebecca is a former carer for her mum and shared...

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It’s Carers Week!

It’s Carers Week!

Carers Week, 6th – 12th June 2022, Making Caring Visible, Valued and Supported Our pledge to you: This Carers Week we’re celebrating the amazing carers in East Sussex, thanking them for everything...

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Annual Carers Survey 2022

Annual Carers Survey 2022

This year’s survey is now closed. The results will be reported on in our Carers' Voices Report 2022, published in the Summer. Help improve services for carers in East Sussex by telling us what is...

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Making carers count

Making carers count

​Care for the Carers is partnering with Carers Trust, Carers Support West Sussex, and The Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove in the ‘Making Carers Count’ programme. The programme aims to provide...

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An insight into aphasia

An insight into aphasia

SayAphasia is a charity based in East Sussex, founded five years ago by Colin Lyall, who lives with aphasia himself. SayAphasia has two main aims: to support people with aphasia and their families...

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Support for carers this Christmas

Support for carers this Christmas

Christmas can be a stressful and challenging time, especially when you are caring for someone.  There have been some changes in Government measures to control the pandemic with the rise of the...

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Stay well this winter

Stay well this winter

With the colder winter months now upon us, there is a need to take special care of yourself and the person you care for If you look after a relative, friend or neighbour, we would like to encourage...

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Christmas recipes for carers

Christmas recipes for carers

Community Chef, Robin Van Creveld, has helped thousands of people improve their cookery and nutrition skills. Robin has held baking and cooking workshops for carers during the year and here he gives...

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Take part in our Christmas Covered raffle

Take part in our Christmas Covered raffle

As the festive season fast approaches we are delighted to launch our Christmas Covered raffle, with the top prize a trolley full of Christmas goodies worth up to £350, and two fabulous runner up...

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Carers events coming up

Carers events coming up

We have a lot of events coming up for carers in East Sussex. All of them are free for carers to attend. Take a look below. Carers drop-in day Carers are invited to a drop-in day full of creativity,...

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Adult Social Care Digital Plans

Adult Social Care Digital Plans

Suzy Dixon is a Project Manager for 'Being Digital', a programme from East Sussex Adult Social Care. Here she explains how it can help the community. Whether you embrace gadgets and technology...

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Global cooking for carers

Global cooking for carers

East Sussex carers can join a free, hands-on cookery course featuring food from around the world, cooking with Community Chef, Robin Van Creveld. You will learn how to prepare delicious and...

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Skydiving for carers

Skydiving for carers

Congratulations and thank you to the fearless Babs and her granddaughter Hazel, who both completed skydives and raised over £500 for Care for the Carers! They jumped over 12,000ft from a plane in a...

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