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Progress on the new CRM system

By |2020-01-24T11:16:44+01:00January 24th, 2020|News Feed|

Since the last Information Exchange (Dec '19) our CRM solutions provider, Cloud9, have been making headway on the creation of the component parts, for our new system. The core definitions and relationships have been largely done. As Cloud9 are working in an "Agile" manner, they also have parallel resource working on other activities, namely integrating a grand version of a calendar (which will show multiple resources). This work is very early days, but is indicative of their approach. In [...]

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By |2020-01-20T16:20:06+01:00January 20th, 2020|News Feed|

Man with a pan In collaboration with the Community Chef, CSWS are running a five session cookery workshop for male carers in West Sussex. Purpose of the workshops Man with a pan is delivered by the Community Chef, who have helped thousands of people to improve their cookery and nutrition skills. Community Chef is a social enterprise, established as a community interest company. They are dedicated to promoting a sustainable food system which provides good [...]

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Survey for West Sussex Compassionate Communities

By |2020-01-17T15:58:42+01:00January 17th, 2020|Blog, News Feed|

A new initiative from West Sussex Compassionate Communities is looking at ways that communities can come together to support people during illness, dying and bereavement. In line with National ambitions for palliative and end of life care, they want people in West Sussex to be able to say; I live in a community where everybody recognises that we all have a role to play in supporting each other in times of crisis and loss.  People [...]

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The Open University launches scholarship fund to support carers

By |2020-01-09T11:32:48+01:00January 9th, 2020|Blog, News Feed|

The Open University is launching The Carers Scholarships Fund. This will provide 50 UK-based carers with up to £18,000 to study an OU course of their choice. To ensure young adult carers are encouraged to apply, 15 places have been reserved for those between the ages of 18-28. The OU is the ideal place for carers to study. Many of their undergraduate courses don’t require any formal qualifications, and students have the option to study [...]

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