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Making Caring Visible this Carers Week

Local charity Care for the Carers is highlighting the role of unpaid carers this June.  A week of recognition for carers is coming up to raise awareness of carers, the challenges they face and their vital role looking after people who couldn’t manage without their care. 

Posted 12:34 Monday, Jun 1, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Care for the Carers Make caring visible

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.

Posted 18:42 Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 In: Health Matters Tags: Bexhill Care for the Carers Coo Buckley Dementia Action Week Seaford Tesco Bags of Help volunteer

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: Care for the Carers Carers' Rights Day 2018 Jennifer Twist

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.

Posted 18:05 Friday, Jul 27, 2018 In: Health Matters Tags: Battle Bexhill Care for the Carers carers dementia Making Memories Music for the Memory Nick Terdre

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. 

Posted 17:50 Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 In: Hastings People Tags: Care for the Carers Isabel Blackman Centre Jennifer Twist Jenny Arran Woodlands Centre
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.

Posted 09:09 Thursday, May 17, 2018 In: Hastings People Tags: Annie Mannion Care for the Carers Jennifer Twist Jon Heneke Mount Kilimanjaro

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 Dina electric palace cinema Project Art Works The Mask

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.

Posted 09:52 Monday, Feb 19, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Annie Mannion Care for the Carers carers council cuts Jennifer Twist
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