Carer Awareness Training

carer awareness training


Join us to learn more about carers

Care for the Carers provides a free, Think Carer programme of Carer Awareness Training as part of our Building Carer Friendly Communities initiative. We offer training at locations are across East Sussex and online.

The training sessions are for businesses, health and social care organisations and professionals and volunteers in East Sussex working with carers. If you are an organisation interested in learning more about unpaid carers, contact us to discuss training at your premises.

Training content includes:

  • Unpaid carers and the impact of caring
  • The importance of identifying and supporting carers
  • Carers rights
  • Support available, signposting, making a referral
  • A ‘Carer Friendly Community’ approach. Why this is important and the role we can all play

See training dates below.


Training Dates

  • Wednesday 17th August 2022, 1.30pm – 4pm, online via MS Teams
  • Friday 23rd September 2022, 10am – 12.30pm, The Hastings Contemporary, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW
  • Monday 17th October 2022, 1.30pm – 4pm, online via MS Teams
  • Tuesday 22nd November 2022, 10am – 12.30pm, Eastbourne venue TBC

For more information or to book a place on these free training sessions please contact Carole Gregory on 01323 738390 or email

“Clear precise information, well explained.”

“The training gave a very clear, factual overview of carers nationally and in East Sussex, their needs and services/support available.”

“Really enjoyed the workshop. I gained a lot of knowledge about how massive a role carers play.”

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