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Food, glorious food!

Food, glorious food!

In this wintery weather, do make sure you are eating well, making lots of hot drinks, keeping your home warm, wearing plenty of layers and keeping yourself moving. The Home & Company passion for soup is still going strong in these gloomy days! It’s such a...
Have you put in place a Power of Attorney?

Have you put in place a Power of Attorney?

Amanda Attrell from Rix & Kay Solicitors reminds us why we should. “Who would you trust to manage your finances or make medical decisions for you if you lacked the capacity to do so yourself?  Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) allow you to legally appoint people...
Neat Feet

Neat Feet

Love them or loathe them, we need to look after our feet and with the advent of spring there’s no ignoring them! Feet can be a real indicator for our general health. Here are the NHS top tips for healthy feet: Wash and dry your feet each evening, & 
apply a...
Report findings on hospital discharge

Report findings on hospital discharge

We’ve now received the report findings and recommendations for “Let’s get you home”, the research project that Healthwatch Brighton & Hove undertook last year to look at experiences of older people being discharged from the Royal Sussex County Hospital....
Driving with dementia

Driving with dementia

New guidelines havebeen published to help doctors and health care professionals assess when people living with dementia should stop driving. Dr. John-Paul Taylor, said: “This can be a difficult conversation for anyone to have, whether you’re a family...
Hospital discharge

Hospital discharge

Healthwatch is currently consulting with older people locally to find out about their experience of hospital discharge. This project follows a period of consultation with a number of partners, including Age UK, Crossroads Care, the Royal Sussex County Hospital, the...

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