Yearly Archives: 2017

National recognition for travel independence scheme

Travel trainer Nadia Giorgio and her student Bob James, who can now get to Plumpton College unaided following LIFT trainingAN INITIATIVE helping young people with disabilities travel independently to school, college or training has won national recognition.

The Learning Independence for Travel (LIFT) training programme was one of just seven schemes shortlisted for a ‘best service’ award at the GO Excellence in Public Service Awards 2017/18. Continue reading

Something not adding up? Campaign targets financial abuse

Financial abuse campaignFINANCIAL abuse of vulnerable adults in East Sussex is being targeted in a new campaign being run in the county on behalf of the East Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board.

Financial abuse could include someone pressurising a person to make gifts or to change their will, spending money or taking possessions without consent, misusing power of attorney or obtaining money through scams. Continue reading