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News 2018-01-18T14:45:27+00:00

Here we post the latest news from Carers Support West Sussex as well as blogs from our staff, Trustees, volunteers, carers and other guest bloggers.  If you think you’d like to write a blog for us, email hello@carerssupport.org.uk

January 2018

Let’s have a chat

Penny is a Specialist Support Team Leader Last year we received a call from Vicky Baker at the Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust (SPFT) asking for input from, and involvement with,  family and friend carers of people with a learning disability.  She was keen to understand carer’s experiences, [...]

Hope

Lyn Chappell - Emotional Wellbeing Programme Lead Every year, like so many people, we get out our Christmas decorations.  These are the same ones that we carefully boxed up last year.  There is one in particular which catches my eye;  a silver tree decoration.  Just one word [...]

December 2017

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May 2017

Support Groups

Kimberley is a Dementia Wellbeing Support Worker with Carers Support West Sussex.  Here she writes about our Dementia Carers Support Group. Carers Support West Sussex run several Dementia Carer Support Groups throughout the county.  I am lucky enough to run three support groups, two in Worthing and [...]

One-to-one

Nicky is a Dementia Carer Wellbeing Support Worker with Carers Support West Sussex.  Here she writes about working on one-to-one support via our mailbox. This week I have contacted a carer who lives in Chichester.  She was referred to me via the Dementia mailbox.  This carer has already [...]

New Carer Support

Jackie is a member of the Carers Support Dementia Team and has written a piece about what it's like meeting new carers at our 1:1 sessions in Henfield. Today I have set up my ‘work-camp’ at The Haven in Henfield where Carers Support West Sussex have a [...]

January 2017

Lessons

Eric is a carer living in West Sussex.  He's asked that we don't publish any further details.  Here is his story. My wife has PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy).  In the early stages she was able to be mobile using a three-wheeled walker.   We used to enjoy going [...]

November 2016

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Striving

Some goals will always be out of reach, but you can achieve so much during the pursuit, that it really doesn’t matter if you never reach your final destination.

August 2016

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