There are a number of actions that you can take to help you stay independent and safe at home, whether this is preparing for winter or identifying hazards that could cause a fall. For example:
- Equipment House - Visit our interactive equipment house to learn more about the many small items of equipment that can help you keep independent at home.
- Age UK Safety Check - Use Age UK's checklist guide to help you identify and resolve any possible safety risks in the home, in order to prevent accidents.
- West Sussex Affordable Energy - If you're a householder, get advice and impartial information on how to make energy more affordable in order to reduce your energy usage, keep your home warm and save money in the process.
- Warm Home service - If you’re over 65, living in a cold home or have a long term health condition, you may be eligible for the Age UK’s Warm Home service.
It can help increase your income to pay for energy bills and help make your home more energy efficient.
You can get more top tips for staying well in your home by reading a copy of our newsletter. You can read it via our online version, or to request a printed copy, e-mail Public Health - please ask a loved one to e-mail on your behalf if you are unable to use a computer.