Category Archives: Adult Social Care

Simple steps to keep warm and well this winter

WinterOLDER and vulnerable residents in East Sussex are urged to take action to ensure they don’t become a victim of cold weather this winter.

As the cold weather begins to bite, county public health chiefs have issued the appeal to over 65s and people with long-term health conditions, who are especially vulnerable to the effects of the cold. Continue reading

Don’t miss out on life-saving test, East Sussex women warned

AROUND a third of women in East Sussex have missed a life-saving test aimed at reducing their risk of cervical cancer, new figures have shown.

In line with falling national trends, three in ten women across East Sussex did not attend their last smear test – which can identify abnormal cells and prevent 75 per cent of cervical cancers. Continue reading

Urgent need for fair funding, council leaders tell Minister

Leaders from East Sussex have taken the case for fair funding right to the heart of Government.

Cllr Keith Glazier and Cllr David Elkin, leader and deputy leader of East Sussex County Council, met Liz Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury on Thursday (December 6), to explain the pressures the county and its people are under. Continue reading