Care for the Carers Gets Set for Carers Week 2017

Care for the Carers is getting ready to celebrate Carers Week 2017, a national awareness campaign which will take place from Monday 12 to Sunday 18 June. The charity, which supports unpaid East Sussex carers, is joining the national campaign more »

Carers’ Forum, Thursday, 11th May

The next Carers’ Forum is taking place on Thursday,11th May, from 10:00am to 3:30pm at The Kings Centre, 27 Edison Road, Eastbourne. For more information please call Debbie on 01323 738390 or email:

Launch of Former Carers Group

Care for the Carers are delighted to be able to offer counsellor-led supportive groups for former carers to help with the emotional and practical aspects of ending their caring role. The new groups will be held monthly on Fridays starting on 9th more »

Carers Week Micro-Site Now Live!

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The East Sussex Carers Week micro-site is now live, and contains all of the latest information about Carers Week 2016 and all of the events, information stands, and free courses you can take part in! This year we’ll be covering more »

Get ready for Carers Rights Day

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Having the right information at the right time can make a huge difference when you are looking after someone. This year Carers Rights Day is taking place on Friday 20 November 2015.

Celebrating 25 Years of Supporting Unpaid Carers

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Care for the Carers celebrated its Silver Jubilee on 29th October with a party and awards ceremony at The View Hotel in Eastbourne.   The local charity is the Carers Centre for East Sussex, and supports unpaid carers who look after more »

Are YOU coming to the party?

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Care for the Carers will be celebrating its 25th year with a party at the View Hotel in Eastbourne.  The event will be held on Thursday 29th October 2015, and starts at 2 pm.  This is an afternoon to recognise more »

Learning Disability Carers’ Information Event

Based on your ideas, a new type of event will be held in September. Parent carers will have the chance to access information on focused themes, as well as the moral support of meeting with peers, and discussion of strategic issues.

Carers Forums Success

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We held our Spring Carers’ Forums in April and the theme this time was “East Sussex Better Together”. We had experts from the local clinical commissioning groups, who gave talks about the 150-week “Better Together” programme, followed by question and answer sessions, and round-table more »