We regularly update this page with news, upcoming fundraising events and celebrations.

Just a few snaps of the Association of Carers festive lunches 2021.  A huge thank you to the staff at the Langham Hotel – Eastbourne, East Sussex College – Hastings and the Highlands – Uckfield who hosted this years events.

Many thanks to the Chalk Cliff Trust, who kindly donated the funds to hold these celebration meals.



Thank you to all at Enjoycation who kindly designed cards for the Association of Carers.  Here are just a few of the fantastic designs.

Public Health England Better Health Campaign

Last Monday Public Health England launched Better Health, a new adult health campaign that provides an opportunity for the nation to reset and introduce healthy changes. For many, the past few months have been a wake-up call, with people realising how precious their health is and recognising that

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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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Carers Voices Conference

Care for the Carers are hosting a free ‘Healthy Caring, Healthy You’ Carers Voices Conference, which taking place online throughout July.  It includes speakers talking about a range of subjects, an online panel answering your questions and online workshops for carers to participate in. The event is available

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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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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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