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UCAS introduces identification for Young Carers

UCAS introduces identification for Young Carers when applying to University For the first time ever, UCAS (University and Colleges Admissions Service) has introduced a way for young carers to self-identify on their UCAS application.

Carers Rights Day 2022

We were delighted to welcome over 20 carers to our Carers Rights Day event on 24th November 2022. Carers were joined by staff from The Carers Centre along with Terry, Chief of Staff at NHS Sussex and 3 of his colleagues.

Making Carers Count – Ecotherapy

As part of Making Carers Count (a pan-Sussex project supporting carers from diverse backgrounds) we hosted a carer get together at Stanmer Park in Brighton.

Revised Factsheet – Holidays and Breaks

We have now revised our Fact Sheet No 7 – Holidays and Breaks (November 2022). This gives a lot of information about holidays and breaks for carers and the people they look after, when going either together or separately.

Carers Rights Day 2022

Carers Rights Day 2022 Thursday 24 November is Carers Rights Day and this year’s theme is ‘Caring Costs’. The Carers Centre are organising a meeting with the Sussex Health and Care Partnership (NHS) to discuss how to affect real changes to carers’ lives in Brighton and Hove. Representatives from our Carers Voice Group will be […]

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Carers News Autumn Edition 2022

Hello and welcome to your Autumn 2022 edition of Carers News. Coming up in this issue we take a look towards Carers Rights Day later in November, updates from projects from The Carers Centre, Being a Carer in Brighton & Hove, Catch up with the Young Carers and all of our upcoming groups and activities. […]

Covid Booster Vaccines for Carers

As of September 2022 – carers aged 16+ can now book an additional COVID-19 booster vaccination. Young carers aged 5+ can also receive a seasonal booster if they live with someone who has a weakened immune system.

HSJ Awards Nomination!

Setting the standard for Healthcare Excellence as four local charities working with family and friend carers are shortlisted for a major health award

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