Category Archives: Adult Social Care

Project tackling drug issues showing promising results

A PROJECT aimed at tackling drug misuse and cutting drug-related crime is starting to show promising results in Hastings.

Led by East Sussex County Council and Sussex Police, Project ADDER combines additional and targeted policing with enhanced treatment and recovery services to address the town’s high rate of drug deaths and heroin and crack cocaine use. Continue reading

Funding boost to help ease Covid-related debt

Cllr Carl MaynardRESIDENTS facing financial pressure and debt as a result of Covid-19 restrictions can get the support they need thanks to funding of more than £500,000.

East Sussex County Council is supporting organisations with one-off grants to help them offer advice and support to people who finances have been affected by changes in income due to job loss, furlough or shielding. Continue reading

Creative project benefits care home residents

CARE HOME residents have been expressing their creativity taking part in projects to tackle the stress caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

As part of Everyday Creativity in Care (ECC) , a project encouraging people to use creative pursuits to express their feelings and connect with others, dementia-friendly art boxes were delivered to nine care homes while residents at two others took part in singing sessions. Continue reading