Guild Care Blog
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Guild Care’s first ever Broadwater Dog Show and Market has raised an amazing £1,300 for its Ashdown Centre service which supports children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs. The event, which was held on Sunday 10th September at Broadwater Green in conjunction with Paws, Play and Stay was a great success despite the wet and windy conditions and saw hundreds of pooches and their owners taking part in a wide  Read More
Time is running out to sign up for A Walk to Remember With less than a month to go until A Walk to Remember, Guild Care would like to invite local businesses, individuals and organisations to sign up and raise funds for local people living with dementia. A Walk to Remember charity event will see hundreds of people walking, running or jogging a 5km or 10km route along Worthing seafront on Sunday 8th October. With over 3,000 reside  Read More
Party celebrations as Ashdown Centre turns 18! Over 50 children and their parents enjoyed a party with face-painting and a bouncy castle to celebrate the 18th birthday of Guild Care’s Ashdown Centre. The Ashdown Centre, was established to support families of children aged from five to 12 with disabilities and additional needs. Over the years the service has grown to include the Ashdown Youth Club, sessions for siblings and Ash  Read More
Guild Care's Ashdown Siblings group, which offers sessions for brothers and sisters of young people with disabilities and additional needs, was chosen for the Worthing Lions Club's president's award for 2016/17. Marian Down, who recently ended her term in office, and new president John Hollington visited the Ashdown Centre in Worthing to present a cheque for £2,000 to Guild Care's Chief Executive Officer, Suzanne Millard. The child  Read More
The Guild Care fundraising team had a busy fun-packed Bank Holiday weekend. It kicked off with the annual Sandpit Community Day at South Street Square on Friday 25th August which proved popular with dozens of families. Organised by one of our Trustee's Percy Nowell, the event started with an introduction from the Town Crier and Suzanne Millard our CEO. This was followed by four hours of entertainment from one-man band Ted Young, singers Jenn  Read More
Deciding to move an elderly relative into a residential care home can be one of the most difficult things a family has to go through. You will naturally want to do everything in your power to make sure their needs are met and they will be happy living there. Guild Care has a long established history of running residential care homes in Worthing, having opened its first one in 1943 in East Worthing. It now has three distinct c  Read More
Guild Care is a local charity that has to raise over £1 million every year to continue to develop and provide vital lifeline services for older people, those living with dementia and their carers, and children and young people with disabilities and additional needs. Every £1 that is donated to Guild Care is worth £8 to the local community. In order to raise these additional funds our fundraising team organise sev  Read More
Make your steps count by raising money for dementia services To celebrate the 5th year of our flagship fundraising event ‘A Walk to Remember’ we are hoping to recruit 500 participants to take part on the morning of Sunday 8th October 2017. Why not challenge yourself to walk, run or jog along Worthing’s scenic promenade and your steps will help raise funds for the community services we run to support loca  Read More
Guild Care is delighted to announce that its Ashdown Centre service, which provides short breaks for carers and families of children and young people aged 5 to 30 with a range of learning and physical disabilities, has been named as one of the Mayor’s charities today. Chief Executive of Guild Care, Suzanne Millard, said: “This is fantastic news as the Ashdown Centre is celebrating its 18th anniversary, so to be supported by the M  Read More
When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia it can be a frightening time for that person and their family. At some point they might not be able to live independently and finding the right care home is a very important decision to take. Two years ago Guild Care opened Haviland House which is a care home in Worthing that is entirely devoted to supporting people living with dementia. It has recently adopted the 'butterfly app  Read More

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