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This week’s duty manager

This week’s duty manager is Jenni Fenlon. Her number is 07393 460316 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.
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2404, 2020

Changes to Parent Carer Grant/Health and Wellbeing Fund from 4th May 2020

From 4th May 2020 Parent carers will be able to apply for many of the same things for their wellbeing as other carers when applying to the Parent Carer Health and Wellbeing Fund.

Key changes:

  • As with other carers this needs to be centred around what the carer identifies for their […]
2304, 2020

Staff news

Alan Botterill announced his intended retirement from the Board of Trustees at our collective meeting on 27th February last. Alan had mentioned last year that this was likely, and he then relinquished his role as Chair but remained on the Board as a trustee. He explained that his other commitments […]

1704, 2020

April CRM Updates

An update from Roger

Despite the whirlwind of changes and communications associated with COVID-19, the CRM project has continued to progress – largely because we were mostly working remotely any way. Most of the momentum has been maintained throughout March and April which I am very pleased about. We did hit […]

1304, 2020

Carers Support West Sussex has successfully achieved the Trusted Charity Mark award

Carers Support West Sussex has successfully achieved the Trusted Charity Mark award recognising the excellent work it does for Carers in West Sussex.

 Sonia is absolutely delighted about this award and says: “I truly applaud our staff, volunteers and Trustees who devoted time and resource in working towards demonstrating our […]

804, 2020

Be scam savvy – Local charity consortium advises on avoiding scams during pandemic

Press release 8 April 2020

A consortium of charities based in West Sussex, Brighton and Hove is advising people of the steps they can take to avoid scammers during the Coronavirus pandemic. Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, Age UK Horsham District, Aldingbourne Trust, Citizens Advice in West Sussex (North, […]

704, 2020

Praise from Mark Greening, Carers Commissioning Manager, Adults and Health, WSCC

A message from Robert Adams:

Firstly, let me say how much my fellow trustees and I recognise, and do truly appreciate the incredible effort you are all making whilst working so well from home in these very challenging times.

I received an unexpected but very welcome email yesterday from Mark Greening, the […]

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