Recent News

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Taking time out as a Carer

Having a holiday is not always possible if you’re a Carer. Looking after loved ones, including family or friends is demanding. It can be a round-the-clock, seven days a week responsibility so often finding time to get away to simply have a few short hours respite time is difficult and we understand that. Here, at […]

Care to join a local lottery?

Joining a lottery linked to your local authority means you can support a cause which is important to you locally to where you live, but also support the wider community too. Crossroads Care Surrey has been giving respite to Carers locally for more than 36 years – we do this by taking over a caring […]

A Carer making a difference

Tomorrow, Ruksha and her family will head to Skegness to pay their respects as it’s been a year since her grandfather sadly died. Her Grandfather was laid to rest there, so a small intimate family gathering in the sea-side town will take place in his memory. Ruksha was a Carer for her grandfather, he suffered […]

Carers of disabled children get a Funtastic break thanks to Surrey freemasons

More than 80 unpaid carers of children with disabilities and other complex health needs will be able to take regular short breaks, thanks to a grant from Surrey freemasons. The £75,000 grant will fund the Funtastic Club, which provides a safe, fun environment for children with challenging conditions, including interactive floor spaces and a sensory […]

In Memory of your loved one

Consider a legacy gift for Crossroads Care Surrey Being a Carer has untold challenges, if you’ve been there, you know how tough it can be to care for a loved one 24/7. Can you help another Carer to get a break? With 3 in 5 people caring for a loved one in the course of […]

Connecting Carers in their Community

As part of Carers Week 2019 Crossroads Care Adult Clubs are taking on the challenge of this year’s theme of connecting carers by hosting events for Carers at their Adult Clubs across Surrey. Clubs provide a safe and welcoming place for people with disability and medical conditions which mean they require care – Adult Clubs […]

Do you know someone who Cares?

As part of Carer’s Week 2019 staff and volunteers at Crossroads Care Surrey have been planting and decorating plant pots to raise awareness of the plight of ‘the hidden unpaid carer’ – local unsung heroes who continue to care for loved ones who have a disability or medical condition which means they are not able […]

Volunteer’s Week

Our volunteers provide a vital service in our community, supporting and working alongside paid staff. Volunteers Week is a special week and chance for us to celebrate and say thanks for working with Crossroads Care Surrey.

Carers Week 10-16 June

What is Carers Week 2019 all about? Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families. The campaign is brought to life by communities throughout the UK. It also helps to raise awareness as people who don’t think of […]

Spare a thought for Carers this Easter holiday

With Easter weekend nearly upon us, we thought it a good time to remind people of a very stark fact. 3 in every 5 people will care for a loved one in a lifetime. Unpaid Carers are a hidden workforce. Research shows we often do not consider ourselves as Carers as we simply do the […]