Our Charity Shop is open again!

Our charity shop on Queens Road in Hastings is open again. It’s been cleaned and we’ve put in place recommended Coronavirus safety measures, including a safety screen, a one way system, and limiting the number of staff/customers who can be in the shop at any one time.

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Free Zoom Yoga Sessions

We are offering gentle yoga and chair yoga, FREE, via zoom. It will be tailored to your abilities.  We are ready to start sessions so please get in touch and sign up.  You can email admin@associationofcarers.org.uk or ring on 01424 722309 If you do not have access

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NHS ‘test and trace’ scams

There have been suggestions that scammers could use the NHS test and trace service as a method of obtaining personal or financial information from victims. This scam is a form of number spoofing. This involves scammers making it look like that they’re calling from a different number

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A volunteer’s FaceTime success!

One of our volunteers, Shirley, tells us about her experience of using Facetime to keep in touch with the couple she regularly supports. “Before lockdown my respite visit to K & R was on a Thursday morning. When lockdown started, we decided on continuing to meet up

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Update from Sue Palmer

I have been working for the Charity for over Eleven Years and over this time I have seen that charity grow from a small charity providing one service to carers in Hastings and Rural Rother, to a medium size charity covering the whole of East Sussex with

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Carers Week THANK YOU

It’s Carers Week and the whole team would like to say a massive thank you to the carers we support (and those we don’t!) for their tireless work supporting their loved ones. The work you do is often unseen, but rest assured it is not unappreciated! 

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Caring Behind Closed Doors

The Caring Behind Closed Doors report from Carers UK found 70% of carers are providing more care than before. Over a third are providing that care because of the closure or reduction of local services. Carers were already under pressure before, but now over half (55%) say they

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Keeping busy in isolation

It’s a very strange time right now, and we’re all having to make changes in our day to day lives, and find ways to fill the hours where some of might otherwise have been out for a meal, or a trip to the cinema or, indeed, spending

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Support during the Coronavirus pandemic

We know that current events are especially worrying when you are caring for someone.  Association of Carers, Care for the Carers and other partners are here for you, and working hard keep you connected with our services and one another.   East Sussex Local Community Support for

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