Category Archives: Adult Social Care

Pupils’ cards spread joy to vulnerable and lonely

COLOURFUL cards designed by East Sussex primary school children are helping to brighten the lives of thousands of vulnerable residents.

As part of an East Sussex Public Health initiative to tackle loneliness and social isolation, 5,000 cards have been sent to those who have been shielding and self-isolating during the Covid-19 pandemic via Community Hubs, foodbanks and community and volunteer groups. Continue reading

Generous store staff help carers deliver a taste of Easter

Chocolate Easter eggsSOME of the most frail and vulnerable residents in East Sussex enjoyed a taste of Easter thanks to their care staff and the generosity of one of the country’s leading supermarkets.

Staff at the Milton Grange care centre in Eastbourne arranged a chocolate-tasting session for their clients, many of whom live with dementia or other serious impairments. Continue reading