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

Staying Safe Online

By |2019-05-07T08:44:35+01:00May 7th, 2019|Blog|

Staying Safe Online is an initiative run by the Community Safety & Wellbeing team at West Sussex County Council that focuses on supporting our communities to have safe digital lives. The online world is an exciting place, full of information, products and services which the vast majority of us use without issue. However, it is important to recognise and understand the potential issues that can arise online. Staying Safe Online is a service dedicated to [...]

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Into the home straight

By |2019-04-23T09:28:26+01:00April 23rd, 2019|Blog, Team Simon|

It seems like only yesterday when Simon agreed to be our London Marathon runner in 2019, but here we are with only days to go until he takes on the 26.2 mile challenge around the most famous marathon course in the world. The training has been tough going at times, but Simon's commitment to the run has been amazing and we'll be sending him messages of support this week to give him that extra motivation [...]

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Carers UK ‘State of Caring’ Survey 2019

By |2019-04-01T11:27:12+01:00April 1st, 2019|Blog|

Every year Carers UK, the biggest carers charity in the UK, conduct a 'State of Caring' survey to collect information about carers and caring across the UK.  The information is used in their annual 'State of Caring' report and is a useful tool in helping to shape the needs and priorities of carers. Information collected is confidential but helps to build a clearer picture of unpaid family and friend carers and also raise awareness of [...]

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Cancer Carer Wellbeing Service launched

By |2019-03-25T12:32:02+01:00March 25th, 2019|Blog|

Carers Support West Sussex and cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support is today (Monday 25th March 2019) launching a new service to support those caring for someone living with cancer. The two charities have joined forces on a two and a half year project to support adults in the county who are currently caring for someone with a cancer diagnosis.  A new specialist team of Carer Wellbeing Workers will work with those carers to provide them [...]

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