Carers Factsheets from The Carers Centre for Brighton & Hove

The Carers Centre for Brighton & Hove produces a range of Fact Sheets which provide up to date information on many aspects of taking on a caring role

Alzheimer’s Society
Dementia Carers Support

The UK's leading dementia support and research charity, here for anyone affected by any form of dementia.

Crossroads Care – Home-based Respite

Britain’s leading provider of support for carers and the people they care for, helping carers to make a life of their own outside caring.

Brighton & Hove City Council – Adult Social Care

Brighton & Hove City Council provides a variety of services to support unpaid carers, including young carers, adult carers and parent carers.  

Brighton & Hove City Council – Children’s Services

Bring together education, health and social care for all 0 to 19-year-olds (and up to 25 years for those with special needs). Work in partnership with other health services as well as community and voluntary organisations in the city. A particularly useful document is the 'Do You Look After Someone' Factsheet

Brighton & Hove City Council - Healthy Lifestyles Team

For adults and families wanting to make changes to their lifestyle and improve their health and well-being.  Friendly advice and a range of support is available for people wanting to lose weight, stop smoking, become more active, eat well and drink less alcohol.  

Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group

We want to encourage local patients and their carers to be involved in how services are shaped and improved, and to work alongside us to make changes happen.

East Sussex and Brighton & Hove Care Services Directory

This guide contains information about social care services in the area

Carers Trust

Work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.

Carers UK

The UK's only national membership charity for carers, Carers UK is both a supportive community and a movement for change.

It's Local Actually

It is an online database of free or low cost activities in your area.  If you want to get out and about more, meet new people or just want to know what's going on in your area, It's Local Actually can help you.  Search their business and services listings for people who can help you at home.  Things like personal care, gardening, beauty or hairdressing, cleaning, pet sitting, carpentry and personal shopping are just some of the skills their contacts have.  


At Pavilions we understand how deeply families and carers can be affected by the substance misuse of those they care about.  Family, friends and carers can be a vital avenue of support for the drug and/or alcohol user and can provide the hope and inspiration that they need.  So here at Pavilions FACT we provide a variety of services to the families and carers to hence and enable their coping.  Here you can meet other people going through similar experiences and get the support you need from our experienced staff. 

Possability People - CityWide Connect 

Citywide Connect brings together agencies from the public sector, community and voluntary sector, faith organisations, emergency services, social enterprises and the private and independent health and care sectors.  Through events and outreach work, it enables different sectors to learn from each other and create innovative, cost effective ways of delivering services.  As a result, socially isolated people have improved health and well-being without the need for acute, more costly services. 

Which - Later Life Care

Consumer organisation Which has an informative website on Later Life Care