Respite

There are a range of respite options available to carers in East Sussex, as follows:

  • Set up the Flexi-TeleCheck service to get short-term remote support (more information here)
  • Emergency respite through Carers Respite Emergency Support Scheme (CRESS) (more details here).
  • Association of Carers run a Befriending with Respite service
  • British Red Cross run a Support at Home service

To discuss any of these respite options, or if you would like us to help you to access any of the services listed, contact our Gateway service - call us on 01323 738390, email us on [email protected], or text us on 07860 077300.

Respite grants

The Healthcare Appointment Respite Grant is available to pay for respite services for carers who have no care provision in place or pay for care themselves. For more information, visits our grants for carers page.