Carers Week 2015 was a great success for us here at Care for the Carers. For the first time, we ran a special Carers Week website, which included a calendar populated with events run by ourselves and our partner organisations.
East Sussex Carers Week in Figures
7 – days of events run by our staff and our partner organisations in order to celebrate and raise awareness of unpaid carers in our communities
10 – number of information stands held around the county.
2 – BBC radio station which shared carers’ stories all week.
40 – the number of businesses which signed up to provide discounts to unpaid carers across East Sussex (with more still completing the process!)
East Sussex Carers Week in the Media
Our CEO, Jennifer Twist, was also interviewed by local radio, and the following clips were played on Sovereign FM and Arrow FM throughout the week.