Supporting Carers in Brighton and Hove since 1988

We provide family Carers with emotional support, advice and a well-deserved break from their caring role.

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Carers Centre Patron Saul Becker in Conversation with Andrew Marr

As part of Carers Trust’s online conference for their network partners, one of our wonderful patrons Professor Saul Becker had an enlightening and powerful discussion with Andrew Marr.

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Carers News Autumn Edition 2020

Hello and welcome to our Autumn Edition of Carers News…. Coming up in this issue we bring you all the goings on from the Carers Centre and how we have been reaching out to Carers through Lock Down.

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Latest Statement on Coronavirus

Update 21st October 2020 – While our carers group activities are operating online, we are now able to resume some socially distanced 1:1 support sessions in-person. Also, our Carers Hub support line remains open and we invite carers to contact us for details on services they can access – 01273 977 000

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End of Life Care – A workshop for Carers

Wednesday 9th December 2020

via Zoom

Motivational Interviewing Course – Carers of those with a mental health condition

Next Course - 20th & 21st November 2020

Old Ship Hotel BN1 1NR

Carers Zoom coffee and chat

Every Wednesday

via Zoom

Portslade & Hove Carers Peer Support

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

The Railway Inn, Portslade

Queens Park Carers Peer Support

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

Cup of Joe Cafe, St. Georges Road, Kemptown

East Brighton Carers Peer Support

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

Al Campo Cafe, London Road, Brighton

Young carers playing around a table

Activities for Young Carers

Carers Centre provides a range of activities and groups for Young Carers, including school holiday activities, creative workshops or our term-time drop-in 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.

Emotional support for 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.

Activities for Adult Carers

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.

Emotional support for Adult Carers

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.

Benefits for carers

There are a wide range of benefits available for both carers and those who are being cared for.

Transport services

This Fact Sheet provides information on local and national transport services, particularly for people with disabilities. It also emphasises the current need for people to wear face coverings on public transport to meet Covid-19 requirements.

A List of Downloadable Fact Sheets

We produce a range of Fact Sheets which provide up to date information on many aspects of taking on a caring role

Community care

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.

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