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Resources for professionals

Keep warm and well in East Sussex

If you work with people at risk of fuel poverty or living in a cold home you have an important role in helping to spot the signs, providing information and referring or signposting them to available services. This could be as simple as carrying a small supply of leaflets and referring people to the East Sussex Winter Home Check service (having obtained consent to do so).

Printed resources are available to order using the East Sussex health promotion resources online form. The resources are listed under the title ‘fuel poverty’, and they will be delivered free to anyone whose role involves promoting health for people in East Sussex.

The resources available for you to order are:

  1. Keep warm and well this winter – Top tips on keeping warm
    This is a short booklet covering top tips for keeping warm and well (order code FP1)
  2. Keep warm and well this winter – Carers’ guide
    Guidance for staff or volunteers and carers on keeping people warm in their homes (order code FP2)
  3. East Sussex Winter Home Check Service poster
    A3 poster to raise awareness of the Winter Home Check Service (order code FP3)
  4. Keep warm keep well this winter – Room thermometer
    A handy postcard with a thermometer to remind households to maintain a minimum of 18 degrees to keep warm and well (order code FP4)

More resources

  • Stay Well This Winter campaign
    Download and order resources from Public Health England and NHS England’s Stay Well This Winter campaign.
  • ColdAlert information leaflet
    An information leaflet on ColdAlert, a service for people across Sussex who would like to receive notifications when severe cold weather events are forecast.
  • Keep Warm Keep Well leaflet
    A Public Health England booklet that aims to help older people maintain good health during winter and take advantage of the financial help and benefits available.
  • Top tips for keeping warm and well
    Advice for older people from Public Health England and Age UK.
  • Winter wrapped up
    Winter can be a worry for many people because our bodies react differently to the cold as we get older. With a little preparation we can keep warm, healthy and safe during winter (order code OP1)
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