There is a national crisis in social care funding, and when the Council agreed its budget for this financial year (2018/19) at its meeting on February 6 this included a reduction for Adult Social Care and Health of nearly £10 million. We are lobbying hard to get this problem addressed by Government, alongside other councils and all our partners involved in social care. Continue reading
The proposals are part of a package of measures East Sussex County Council’s Cabinet will be asked to approve to help the authority achieve agreed savings of £17 million in 2018/19. Continue reading
East Sussex County Council says the service cannot continue to fund individual and small group instrumental lessons without affecting other statutory children’s services. Continue reading
HUNDREDS of foster carers across East Sussex are transforming the lives of children by offering them a safe and loving home.
But with 50 more children waiting for a placement at any one time, East Sussex County Council is using Foster Care Fortnight to encourage more people to consider becoming foster carers. Continue reading