Improving Carers’ Experience

Information for Mental Health Carers in East Sussex

This information is for people who are concerned about a relative, partner or friend because they may be experiencing a mental health problem.

The Improving Carers’ Experience (ICE) Project is funded by East Sussex County Council to

  • Offer information to Carers across East Sussex, usually this takes the form of courses or workshops.
  • Provide training for staff and volunteers around carers’ needs.
  • Involve Carers in supporting the project and to become actively involved in monitoring and developing mental health services locally





Tues. 5th June 10-1pm Millwood, Uckfield

Mon. 11th June 10-1pm Dept. of Psychiatry, Eastbourne General Hospital

Weds.13th June 1-4pm Woodlands Conquest Hospital

Thurs 14th June 10-4pm Arndale Centre, Eastbourne  with Care for the Carers.

Fri 15th June 10-2pm Sainsburys Newhaven with Association of  Carers

Tues 26th June 9.30-12.30pm  Hillrise, Newhaven.

Come along and talk to us!


MH is used for mental health and MH issue as a general description of a wide range of symptoms.

‘Patients’ is a term usually reserved for those in Hospitals and in an attempt to make the terminology less medical and disempowering there are several terms in current use, most commonly ‘Service User’ or ‘Client’ or ‘Cared-for person’.

Thanks to Gill, Maggie, Deidre, Gordon, Stephen, Julie, Derek, Ian and others who helped-a lot.

Heringtons (the solicitors) who gave us some free information.

logoSussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust staff who helped with information, corrections and suggestions and paid for this information to be printed in booklet form in 2016.  


logo-large                                    East Sussex County Council who fund the project.   



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