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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A grateful carer

A grateful carer

​Neil tells us about caring for his wife, Gillian, who has arthritis. My wife Gillian and I have been married for 54 years and we have one 33 year old daughter and have both had busy lives. Gill was...

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Rosemary’s story

Rosemary’s story

​Rosemary lives in Buxted, East Sussex with her partner. They met ten years ago. Rosemary tells us about her caring role, and looking after her partner. My partner is 92 years old and has severe...

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Sharon’s volunteering story

Sharon’s volunteering story

Sharon volunteers for Care for the Carers’ Carers in Touch service, which offers phone calls to carers so that they can stay connected and feel less isolated. Sharon has been a carer herself and has...

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One hundred hymns for carers

One hundred hymns for carers

In April this year the Captain Tom 100 challenge was launched, encouraging people to think of ways they could fundraise around the number 100, in celebration of what would have been Captain Tom’s...

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Baking workshops for carers

Baking workshops for carers

East Sussex carers can join free, online Baking for Wellbeing Workshops during May. You will find out how to make everyday breads, light cakes and bakes and pastry, learning and baking along with...

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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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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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