Help to Stay Warm and Well This Winter
The recommended indoor room temperature is at least 18°C (65°F):
Living in a cold home can harm your health. It can make a range of health problems worse and can increase the risk of trips and falls. Cold can also affect people with mental health conditions, such as depression and dementia.
If you know someone on a low income who may struggle to keep warm, safe and well in cold weather, such as an older person, families with young children, disabled people or people with a long-term health condition please let them know about the Winter Health Check Service.
A free Winter Home Check Service is available all year round. It offers the most vulnerable people in East Sussex: a full assessment of their home and how best to keep it warm; small preventative works, such as improving insulation or repairing boilers; emergency temporary heating, and; advice on getting help with the cost of heating the home. Where funding is available; installation of replacement boilers, central heating systems or home insulation.
A new website - www.warmeastsussex.org.uk - which provides advice on how to keep warm and well, information about energy efficiency and making your home more affordable to heat, and the range of local services and support that can help.
- Report an empty home
- Report a rogue Landlord
- HMO enquiries
- Report housing disrepair
- I need landlord advice
- Report nuisance from another property
Got a question about housing and homes?01424 451100
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