This week’s duty manager
This week’s duty manager is Vanessa Hasted. Her number is 07900 742024 both for calls or texts if you have any queries, concerns or issues.
- Please continue to look after yourself by:
- Taking all your normal breaks – and additional ones if needed.
- Talk to your line manager if things that ‘worked’ in supporting remote working at the start of lockdown aren’t as effective any more.
- Consider making use of our employee assistance programme if you’d like to discuss issues or concerns with someone outside of work.
Access to the current Access Database will be restricted from 5pm on Friday 3rd July so we can move the data over from the old system to the new. There will be no Response Line or Hospital Service activity over that weekend. We will announce these closures via social media […]
As an organisation we have been thinking of different ways to communicate with each other, and make sure we all stay connected. With that in mind, Sonia Mangan conducted the first online staff open forum, holding a Q&A session on Microsoft Teams. Remember, you can email your […]
Q: How are we going forward with 1-1 counselling? With 2m distance out of buildings and potentially into people’s homes?
A: We are currently staying with Government Guidance that if you can work from home then you should continue to do so. Before we return to offices, we […]
We made a commitment some time ago to give all our staff and volunteers the opportunity to become a Dementia Friend.
For a long time this session was included in staff induction days.
Our staff and volunteers can now become a Dementia Friend by completing an online course and watching a short […]
Your support please
In order to ensure the comfort of our carers and the facilitators, we would be grateful if we could receive support for these online events from staff and volunteers please. The support will be quite good fun, because essentially, you are attending the course. We just ask that […]
The projects progress over the past month has moved at a steady pace, with emphasis on repeated testing and checking to ensure the system is compliant with our services offered. This has proved to be a feat of endurance for the team, as we have moulded the system in to […]
Every Thursday evening, we stand on our doorsteps and make some noise.
At first, we were clapping for the NHS, then we added in key workers, shopworkers, posties, delivery drivers, each other and now we are just clapping to be alive.
There is something very visible about that many people clapping, banging […]
Although we can’t meet up as normal this Volunteers Week we have planned a week of virtual events for us to connect up during this time with a mix of social, wellbeing, learning events and a Q&A session with Sonia Mangan, CEO. Please see more information below and sign up […]
Thank you for your recent support for the equipment service. A little reminder please do not email Lynn Waters but use the CES referrals box (CES@carerssupport.org.uk) for:
CES referrals: no change except to put CES REFERRAL in the subject line. You are encouraged to think creatively in the current environment […]
Bird & Blend Tea is based in Brighton and have launched a scheme where you can nominate people who might benefit from a real letter from a real penpal during this crisis where a lot of people are isolated. They have a number of volunteers ready to write to […]