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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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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