Safe and Well Practitioners Scheme – Rother LSP

Presentation delivered by Julie Gilbert-King, Borough Commander at East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, and vice-chair of the Rother LSP.

The presentation covered:

  • ESF&R proactive approach to safety in the home
  • Community Safety advisors are introducing the Safe and Well Practitioners Scheme
  • This includes slips and falls, and advice and support in reducing these in the home
  • General living conditions
  • Adaptations
  • Smoking in the home
  • ESF&R out and about in people’s homes, looking for wider issues as well as safety
  • Working with partners and agencies to update large directories which list community services that will help people in their day-to-day lives
  • Networking with public and voluntary sectors to work together to help vulnerable people. June’s upcoming networking event will focus on re-branding volunteering