Events

Carers Peer Support Groups

Hangleton Carers

First Thursday of every month

11:00am - 12:30pm at

Hangleton Manor, Hove

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

East Brighton Carers

First Thursday of every month

10:30am - 12noon at

Al Campo Cafe, London Road, Brighton

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

Queens' Park Carers

First Tuesday of every month

10:30am - 12noon at

Cup of Joe Cafe, St. Georges Road, Kemptown

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

Portslade & Hove Carers

First Monday of every month

2pm - 3:30pm at

The Railway Inn, Portslade

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

Saltdean Carers

Second Tuesday of every month

10:30am - 12noon at

The Saltdean Tavern BN2 8SP

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

Cornerstone Carers  Group

A monthly group for people who are supporting someone with a life limiting illness in Brighton & Hove will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, 2:30pm - 4pm, at Cornerstone Community Centre (Church Road, Hove BN3 2FL).

For more information please call Carers Hub on 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk

 

Changes Ahead Peer Support

 

For Carers of someone with a mental health condition

2nd Monday of the month

Contact Changes Ahead at The Carers Centre on 01273 746 222 or email changesahead@thecarerscentre.org for more information.

Grow - Wellbeing in Nature Days

 

Wellbeing in Nature Days for carers of those with a mental health condition

Contact Changes Ahead at The Carers Centre on 01273 746 222 or email changesahead@thecarerscentre.org for more information.

Mill View Carers Support Group

Run by Sussex Partnership NHS Trust, this is a monthly support group for carers of those who use our acute mental health services. Facilitated by a member of staff, it offers emotional support and practical advice by and for carers.

The support group is held on the 2nd Friday of every month, 2:45pm - 4:15pm, on the Mill View Site and Carers don't need to book in advance. On the day, please present at reception for room location or in advance, please e-mail: nicholas.mcmaster@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk 

Tower House Dementia Cafe

Dementia Cafe at St Vincents Tower House (London Road, Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6WT), every Tuesday from 10 am to 12:30pm.  

For more information please contact Thomas Gillespie at towerhouse@svp.org.uk or on 01273 549 604 or 07880385490. 

Alzheimer's Society Groups

For Carers of someone with dementia - contact 01273 726266

2nd Tuesday of the month, 10:30am-12:30pm, Belbourne Court, Bread Street, Brighton BN1 1TZ

Last Wednesday of the month, 10:30am-12:00pm, St Richards Community Centre, Egremont Road, Hove BN3 7FP

Sibling Link

A peer support group for adults who have a brother or sister living with a mental health condition.

First Thursday of the month at BHASVIC 7-9pm.

See www.siblinglink.co.uk for more information

Carers and Ex-Carers

Every Thursday

10:30am - 12noon at

Chapel Royal, Brighton

Carers Workshop - Managing Anxiety

Thursday 26th March 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm at

Dorset Gardens Methodist Church BN2 1RL

Learn how to recognise anxiety

Find ways of managing anxiety

Hear about organisations that can support you

To book your place call 01273 977000.

 

Carers of those with Learning Disabilities - Health and Wellbeing Workshop

Are you an adult caring for someone (16 or over) with a Learning Disability? 

Come along to our Health and Well-being Workshop 

Wednesday, 25th March 1.30pm—4pm 

Jane Viner, Learning Disability Health Facilitator, will be discussing how to support your health and that of the person you care for including annual health checks, constipation, sepsis, cancer screening and relationships. 

Cornerstone Community Centre, Church Road, Hove, BN3 2FL

  • Delicious free snacks
  • Chance to meet other carers
  • Free transport for carers with mobility issues

 Call Carers Hub on 01273 977000 to book your place

Free Legal Seminar for Unpaid Carers

Thursday 21 May 2020 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton

How to use specialist Wills and Trusts to plan for the future of a person with a disability

Philip Warford, Managing Director of Renaissance Legal, will explain:

  • why it is important to make a Will
  • why use a Trust
  • the options available to protect a person with a disability using specialist Wills and Trusts
  • how to preserve means tested benefits
  • how you can provide financial security for a person with a disability as well as for the rest of your family
  • the importance of a Letter of Wishes and choosing the right Trustees

To book your place phone the Carers Hub 01273 977000