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Here we post the latest news from Carers Support West Sussex as well as blogs from our staff, Trustees, volunteers, carers and other guest bloggers.  If you think you’d like to write a blog for us, email hello@carerssupport.org.uk

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

Carers Support West Sussex calls for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund

Carers Support West Sussex is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco [...]

December 2018

Carers Support’s Graham picks up Helplines Partnership award

Carers Support West Sussex received some fantastic news this month when it was announced that Graham Clarke, one of the charity's Carer Wellbeing Workers, was placed second in the Helplines Partnership Awards 2018. Graham has been instrumental in reshaping our Carer Response Line training for the [...]

November 2018

October 2018

Go digital

Go Digital Carersdigital.org is the place to head if you are caring for a family member or friend and are looking for digital support. West Sussex County Council has teamed up with Carers UK to give carers in our area access to a range of digital tools [...]

Let us eat cake!

Delicious cakes and lots of them were the order of the day when we held staff meetings in Crawley and Worthing. Hermione and Sharon, our two new full-time specialist workers who are offering further support to carers of people living with cancer across the county, pictured, organised the [...]

August 2018

Local organisations raise concerns about how paying for adult social care is worked out

Local organisations came together to understand and report what local people, with assessed support and care needs, experience following changes to the way peoples’ contribution towards the cost of their care is calculated. Today Healthwatch West Sussex have published concerns over the [...]

July 2018

June 2018

Carers Week

Jane Brown is our Carer Services Manager for the south of the county. With carers week almost over the joy I have experienced of seeing family and friend carers from all walks of life enjoying their day has been the best part of carers week for me [...]