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The thoughts of carers, Carers Support staff, Trustees, and volunteers and contributions from partners and stakeholders.

Supporting carers of someone with a drug or alcohol issue

By | 2018-04-16T15:53:35+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Blog|

Carers Support West Sussex is today highlighting its services for family and friend carers of people with a drug or alcohol issue. The West Sussex charity has more than 500 such carers registered, but believes the figure is much higher, with many ‘hidden carers’ across the county. Carers Support runs 12 support groups for carers of someone with a drug or alcohol issue every month in Southwick, Crawley, Burgess Hill, Chichester, Horsham, Lancing, Bognor and [...]

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Why I’m running Run Gatwick

By | 2018-04-23T12:51:04+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Blog|

Val is running for Carers Support at Run Gatwick on the 13th May and cares for her daughter Stella. Val and Stella Val at the Horsham Parkrun "I've always tried to look after my health and to stay fit as I need to be able to look after Stella who is learning disabled, blind and has several other physical disabilities. For 20 years I did a weekly aerobics [...]

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Information, information, information

By | 2018-03-19T15:33:37+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Blog|

Jane is our Dementia Team Lead I consider myself lucky to be the team leader for the dementia carer team here at Carers Support West Sussex.  I’ve had both a personal and professional interest in dementia for many years, along with a passion to improve the lives of those who care for people living with the condition – our carers. When I started to think about writing a blog I’d just become aware of the [...]

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Winter/Spring Newsletter out now

By | 2018-03-05T14:40:28+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Blog|

Our Newsletter Winter/Spring 2018 Including details of: Changes at the top:  We hear from Lesley Marginson as she steps down as Chair of Trustees and from the man replacing her, Alan Botterill. Our new website:  We have a brand new website that we hope will make it quicker and easier to access information about the support we offer carers. Run Gatwick:  We're delighted to have been chosen as a charitable partner for the first Run Gatwick, being held in May. [...]

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