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Carers Week

Carers Week 2018-05-21T14:09:09+00:00

Carers Week is an annual awareness campaign to bring caring right out into the open – recognising and celebrating the contribution carers make to families and communities throughout the UK.

Healthy and Connected

The theme of Carers Week 2018 is ‘Healthy and Connected’.  Here you’ll find some useful information from the West Sussex Wellbeing team about things like smoking, drinking and a healthy diet.  Click the images below for some useful tips or head to our Healthy and Connected page.

Join us in celebrating Carers Week

Our full programme of groups and events

Date and LocationDetailsMore information 
Monday 11th June
WorthingMental Health Carers Group:
Inspirational mental health films, tea and cake.
CSWS Office, Pavilion Room, 19 Liverpool Gardens, Worthing BN11 1RY
10am to 11.30am
CrawleyCarers Support Group - open to all carers
Talk by Crawley Wellbeing Team
Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley RH10 6HG 10.30 am to 12 noon
LancingSupport Group for Carers of people living with dementia Wellbeing MOTs with Arun and Worthing Wellbeing TeamThe Green Room, Lancing Parish Hall, South Street, Lancing BN15 9AB 10am to 12 noon
BognorDementia Awareness Day
Information Stand
Bognor Library, 69 London Road, Bognor Regis PO21 1DE 11am to 2.30pm
Haywards HeathInformation Stand
Princess Royal Hospital
Princess Royal Hospital, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath RH16 4EX Staffed 10am to 4pm
ChichesterInformation Stand at St Richard's Hospital
11th to 15th June
St Richard?s Hospital, Spitalfield Lane, Chichester PO19 6SE Staffed at peak times
East SurreyInformation Stand at East Surrey Hospital (East Entrance)
11th to 15th June
East Surrey Hospital, Canada Avenue, Redhill, Surrey RH1 5RH Staffed some of the time
CrawleyCrawley Hospital
Carers Event
Crawley Hospital, West Green Drive, Crawley RH11 7DH 1.30 to 4pm
TangmereMen's GroupTangmere, near Chichester PO20 2ES
ArundelInformation StandArundel Surgery, Green Lane Close Surgery, Arundel, BN18 9HG
10:30am to 12 noon
Tues 12th June
BognorHealthy and Connected to Learning and Work
Free coffee and cake
Regis Centre, Belmont Street, Bognor Regis, PO21 1BL 10am to 12 noon
CrawleySukhmani Carers Support Group
Cake Demonstration
Ifield Gurdwara, Crawley RH11 0NU
12.30 to 1.30pm By invitation
Fully booked
WorthingSupport Group for Carers of People with Learning Difficulties
Drop-in - talk by Arun and Worthing Wellbeing Team, hand massage and coffee
St Paul?s Caf‚, 55 Chapel Road, BN11 1EE
10am to 12 noon
WorthingInformation Stand in GP surgeryWorthing Medical Centre, Shelley Road, BN11 4BS
2pm - 4pm
MidhurstCarers Support Group open to allSt Anne?s Hall, St Anne?s Hill GU29 9NN
11am to 12:30pm
WorthingVisit to Highdown Gardens - Carers of people who misuse drugs/alcoholHighdown Gardens, Littlehampton Road, Worthing BN12 6PG
11am to 4pm - Coffee on arrival. Please bring picnic or you can buy lunch at caf‚.
Haywards HeathMental Health Carers Group
Inspirational mental health films, tea and cake
Ashenground Community Centre, Southdown Close, Haywards Heath RH16 4JR
7pm to 8.30pm
Weds 13th June
Haywards HeathCarers Day - Therapy Taster sessions and lunch
(for carers in Haywards heath and surrounding villages)
Haywards Heath Town Hall, 40 Boltro Road, Haywards Heath RH16 1BA
10am to 2pm
Organised by the Koorana Centre - booking by June 8th
Click here to book your place
WorthingInformation Stand Worthing HospitalPenguin Foyer, Worthing Hospital, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing BN11 2DH 9am - 5pm
WorthingTalks about Carers Support West Sussex- Worthing Deanery
- St Barnabas Community Team
ShorehamMental Health Carers Information Drop InShoreham Community Space, Co-Op Store, Ham Road, Shoreham, BN43 6PA 2:00pm - 3:30pm
HassocksTalk about Carers Support West Sussex
Talking Hands Cafe‚ for deaf community
Talking Hands Caf‚, 4 Stanford Terrace, Station Approach West, Hassocks BN6 8JF 2pm to 3.30pm
ArundelYoung Adult Carers Event (aged 18 to 25)Arundel Lido, Queen Street, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9JG 10am to 2pm By invitation/booking email
East GrinsteadSpa Morning
Carers of Adults with Learning Difficulties or Autistic Spectrum Condition
Crowne Plaza Felbridge Hotel London Road, RH19 2BH 9am to 12 noonFully Booked
Tangmere, ChichesterSupport Group for Carers of people living with dementiaDementia Support, Salisbury House, City Fields Way, PO20 2FP 10am - 12 noon
CopthorneCarers Support Group
Open to all carers
The Parish Hub, (South Room,1st Floor), Borers Arms Road RH10 3ZQ 1:30pm to 3pm
Haywards HeathRelaxing Walk for Carers Beech Hurst Gardens with refreshmentsBeech Hurst Gardens, Butler's Green Road, RH16 4BB 10:30am to 12 noon
CrawleySupport Group for Carers of people who misuse drugs/alcohol
Relaxation event with refreshments
The Hub, Broadfield Library, 46 Broadfield Barton, Broadfield, RH11 9BA
1pm to 3pm
Thurs 14th June
ChichesterWeald & Downland Living Museum
Visit, crafts and relaxation. Coffee on arrival. Please bring picnic or you can buy lunch at cafe
South Downs National Park, Singleton, Chichester PO18 0EU
Visits at 10.30am and 1.30pm
The event is for carers registered with us and booking is required
Booking opens on May 16th
Click here to book for the morning session

Click here to book for the afternoon session
HorshamTime Out from Caring DayRoffey Park Institute, Forest Road, Horsham RH12 4TB 10am to 3pm, The event is for carers registered with us and booking is required - maximum numbers 10Fully Booked
HorshamPop-Up ShopUnit 49, Swan Walk Shopping Centre, Horsham
10am to 4pm
DurringtonInformation StandTesco Extra, Durrington
10am to 3pm
East SurreyEast Surrey Hospital
Carers Event
East Surrey Hospital, Canada Avenue, Redhill, Surrey RH1 5RH 1.30pm to 4pm
SelseyCarers Information AfternoonSelsey Methodist Church, 50 High Street, Selsey PO20 0RD 2pm to 4pm
FindonAfternoon Tea for CarersFindon Valley Free Church, 11 Lime Tree Avenue, Worthing BN14 0DJ 1pm to 2:30pm
Fri 15th June
East GrinsteadInformation StandEast Grinstead Health Clinic, St Michael's Road, RH19 3JS
9am - 12noon
LittlehamptonCarers Support Group
Open to all
Dove Lodge, 49 Beach Road BN17 5JG
10.15am to 11.45am Refreshments provided
Sat 16th June
HorshamCarers Coffee Morning for patients at Park SurgeryPark Surgery, Horsham
10am - 12 noon
East GrinsteadVisit to Chequer Mead Theatre, East GrinsteadChequer Mead Theatre, De La Warr Road, RH19 3BS
Lipstick on your Collar 50's & 60's music show œ5 per ticket. Meet in foyer 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets limited ? allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Booking required by May 16th call Lisa/Jo at Crossroads 01903 790270
Sun 17th June
WorthingMencap Diamond Jubilee Family PicnicBroadwater Green, Worthing, BN14 9DJ
2pm to 4pm

Images from Carers Week 2017

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