We were able to welcome over 40 carers to our carers festival at St Augustine’s Arts and Events Centre on June 9. Free refreshments kept everyone going while the centre was energised by the wonderful staff from over 15 organisations who attended and provided information. Free goodies and activities were the order of the day. […]
Hello and the warmest of welcomes to our Spring edition of Carers News. As the weather turns for the better, in this issue we look back at the fun times had by our Young Carers and Young Adult Carers over the winter months. We can keep ourselves safer at home with the help of East […]
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The Carers Centre provides a range of activities and groups for Young Carers, including school holiday activities, creative workshops or our term-time after school sessions. These activities give Young Carers the opportunity to take a break from their caring role and build up their confidence and social network with other Young Carers.
The stress factors associated with having a caring role can have a profound effect on a Young Carer’s health, social life and self-confidence. Our team of professionals at The Carers Centre look at the support needs within the whole family and aim to reduce the impact of a caring role on children.
The Carers Centre provides a range of peer-support groups and workshops for Adult Carers who live in the City of Brighton & Hove. These include coffee mornings and informative events on topics such as manual handling, first aid and coping with stress.
Many carers can find themselves understandably overwhelmed by the pressures a caring role can bring. Perhaps they struggle to enjoy a life outside of caring or are impacted physically and emotionally by the role. The Carers Centre has experienced staff who are skilled at promoting resilience and empowering carers to take back their independence.
There are a wide range of benefits available for both carers and those who are being cared for.
This Fact Sheet provides information on local and national transport services, particularly for people with disabilities and carers. With regard to Covid-19 it also recommends wearing face coverings on public transport and in other crowded and enclosed spaces relating to transport.
We produce a range of Fact Sheets which provide up to date information on many aspects of taking on a caring role
This Fact Sheet gives information on Adult Social Care (ASC) services provided to people of Brighton and Hove by the City Council and advice and support provided to carers by the Carers Hub.