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CFTC Director of Services, Jo Egan receiving prize from Tesco Community Champion, Coo Buckley (right) and colleague Kim Smith (left).

Carers charity wins Tesco prize

As part of Tescos Bags of Help, Hailsham appeal, local charity Care for the Carers recently received a first prize of £4000. The award will contribute to their efforts in supporting and raising awareness for unpaid carers across East Sussex. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

Carers' Rights Day

Carers’ Rights Day 2018

Are you a carer? Do you know your rights? Care for the Carers is getting ready for Carers’ Rights Day 2018, a national campaign taking place on Friday 30 November which will bring organisations together to help carers in their local community know their rights.

Posted 21:03 Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: , ,
Lea, an unpaid carer set to benefit from Csre for the Carers' new support groups (photo: Care for the Carers).

Catering for dementia sufferers and their carers

In a new initiative Care for the Carers is launching support groups for unpaid carers of people with dementia. The groups will be based in three East Sussex towns, including Bexhill. Meanwhile Music for the Memory has released dates for the forthcoming meetings of its Battle singing group for dementia sufferers. Nick Terdre reports.

CFTC CEO Jennifer Twist Carers Week 2018 pledge

Carers in spotlight in week of local events

A week of events in East Sussex, aimed at recognising the vital role played by people who care for a family member or friend. 

Photo Jon Heneke

Hastings man scales Kilimanjaro in aid of unpaid carers

Hastings resident, Jon Heneke, is about to take on his biggest mountain climbing challenge yet, to help raise funds for local East Sussex charity Care for the Carers. With huge appreciation and awareness of how much funds are needed, Annie Mannion from Care for the Carers writes.

Scene from Dina

Double bill films about autism

The Electric Palace, the independent cinema in the heart of Hastings Old Town has joined forces with East Sussex charity, Care for the Carers and local arts organisation, Project Art Works to create a special double bill film event, featuring the new film, DINA alongside short film, THE MASK on Sunday 1 April at 8pm.

Posted 06:28 Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 In: Film Tags: , , , ,
Care for the Carers news stand

Speak out about cuts to carer support

Jennifer Twist, CEO of Care for the Carers, an independent charity that supports unpaid carers within East Sussex, is asking for carers across the county to speak out about the £17 million cuts to local services agreed by East Sussex County Council earlier this week (6 February 2018). Annie Mannion writes.

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