Category Archives: Adult Social Care

Events to celebrate role of older people

Older People's Day 2018 events programmeANOTHER packed programme is in prospect as events to mark this year’s Older People’s Day return to East Sussex.

Every year, to coincide with the international celebration on October 1 of the positive role older people play in improving communities and the lives of local people, activities are held across the county during September and October. Continue reading

An open letter from Cllr Keith Glazier, Leader of the Council

Cllr Keith GlazierToday we made some decisions on the Adult Social Care savings proposals at the Cabinet meeting of East Sussex County Council. I want to stress that these have not been easy decisions.

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