Please review and correct the information below.

Supporting Lives, Connecting People - Talk Local

Supporting Lives, Connecting People is the name we use for delivering community-led support to adults in West Sussex.

 

Community-led support focuses on reaching people at an early stage to help prevent or delay the development of their care and support needs and to enable them to be as independent as possible. 

 

We hold sessions in local communities where people can speak face-to-face with staff from a range of disciplines about their situation and find suitable solutions on the day of the appointment if possible.  These sessions are known as Talk Locals  and are staffed by social care workers, occupational therapists and Prevention Assessment Team workers.

 

Talk Locals are held in local venues where assessments (including around bathing, toileting and mobility) can take place, helpful assistive technology equipment can be demonstrated, and information and advice about services and activities in the local community are available.  Support for family and friend carers is available and other information and advice, such as about fire safety, equipment and how to get financial advice about paying for long-term care, is on hand.

 

We support people with lower level social care needs, people who have more complex needs, and family and friend carers. 

For more information please contact: supportinglives.connectingpeople@westsussex.gov.uk

Last reviewed: 08/11/2019

 Links

                   

Hide shortlist

Feedback

Close window

If your feedback is about services provided by WSCC, rather than the website, please contact Adults’ CarePoint on 01243 642121 or complete the on-line enquiry form.

The questionnaire will load here. Alternatively visit our online form at Wufoo.

Report this page

Close window

You can use this form to register any query or complaint you may have about this website or any of the content within it. Simply fill in the details below and this will be sent directly to us to investigate. We will always try and respond within one working day.

Page Reference: Supporting Lives Connecting People Talk Local

However if you have further concerns about internet safety and would like further independent advice, please select the CEOP button below.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre Internet Safety
Helpdesk Icon

Need help?

Close window

If you need help using shop4support call the shop4support Helpdesk on
0333 600 6330 or email info@shop4support.com

If you have a question about social care, please contact your council.
Find out who your council is here.

Back to top