Daybreak Carers Respite and Dementia Support

Carers support service in West Sussex for those living with dementia

What does it do?

The DayBreak Service runs carer-focused respite services and Support Groups

How does the service work?

A referral can be made by family, friends, social services, GPs, nurses or other carers.

Please contact us to find out the most suitable group and location for you we will then invite you and the person you care for to attend a free two hour trial session this willl provide you both with the oppotunity to meet our groups and get more of an Idea of the support we offer, we will also use this oppotunity to assess your needs to ensure we can provide the most acurate support for you both.

Following the Initial trial the person you support will then be invited to attend regularly each week for the duration of the session providing you with the respite and reassurance that the person you care for is in a safe and stimulating enviroment.

Who it is for?

We provide the opportunity for carers of people with dementia and carers of frail older people to take some time for themselves, knowing the people they care for are in a safe, stimulating environment.

Where it is available?

Local service (Horsham, Worthing, Adur, Arun, Chichester, Crawley, Mid Sussex).

What it costs:

Monday - Daybreak at The Littlehampton Wave, Sea Rd, Littlehampton BN16 2NA from 10am to 3pm this group is available for people living with Dementia or frailty providing respite for carers
Cost: Annual Registration fee of £25, Each session costs £29 and includes a home cooked hot two course lunch.

Last Monday Every Month - Carers Drop in at the Arundel Library, Surrey Street, Arundel BN18 9DT from 10am to 12pm
Cost: Free, there is no charge for our monthly drop in service we also facilitate monthly social events within the area please enquire to find out more.

Tuesday - Daybreak at The Age UK Burgess Hill Centre, Fairfield Rd, Burgess Hill RH15 8QB from 10am to 3pm this group is available for people living with Dementia or frailty providing respite for carers
Cost: Annual Registration fee of £25, Each session costs £65 and includes a home cooked hot two course lunch.

Wednesday - Daybreak at the Yews Community Centre, 55 Boltro Rd, Haywards Heath RH16 1BJ from 10am to 3pm this group is available for people living with Dementia or frailty providing respite for carers
Cost: Annual Registration fee of £25, Each session costs £29 and includes a home cooked hot two course lunch.

Wednesday - CanDo@K2 at the K2 Leisure Centre, Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley RH11 9BQ from 10am to 3:30pm, this groups is aimed for people with early onset Dementia or those with Dementia who remain physically active.
Cost: Annual Registration fee of £25, Each session costs £29 and we invite Members to bring with them their lunch.

Thursday - Daybreak at Age UK Crawley Centre, 1 Town Barn Rd, Crawley RH11 7XG from 10am to 3pm, this group is available for people living with Dementia or frailty providing respite for carers
Cost: Annual Registration fee of £25, Each session costs £29 and we invite Members to bring with them their lunch.

Thursday - Our Cafe Bognor Regis at The Holy Cross Hall, 330 Chichester Rd, Bognor Regis PO21 5AU (opposite the pink pub) from 12:30pm to 3:30pm, this group is available to carers and those they care for to recieve peer support and that from trained staff as well as taking part in activities and building a social network in a warm and friendly enviroment.
Cost: £5 per person per session, Refreshments and Cake Provided

Friday - Daybreak Bognor Regis at the Bersted Park Community Centre, Lakeland Avenue, Bognor Regis PO21 5FF from 10am to 3pm,  this group is available for people living with Dementia or frailty providing respite for carers.
Cost: Annual Registration fee of £25, Each session costs £29 and we invite Members to bring with them their lunch.

 

How to access or apply for it:

Please contact the Dementia Services Manager on 07904 977 251 or via Email at: daybreak@ageukwestsussex.org.uk to find out more information or to arrange a free trial session.

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Info last updated:

21/01/2021