East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

To prevent loss of life and injuries and protect our communities from fire and other risks.

Updated:
29 December 2017
Location:
South East
Sectors:
Emergency Services Sector
Local Alliances:
Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance, Lewes and District Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

Our Aims 

Our Vision is supported by three aims: 

  • To deliver quality services – by providing Prevention, Protection and Response services that reduce the number and impact of emergency incidents and help safeguard the environment 
  • To ensure a competent, diverse, safe and valued workforce 
  • To deliver quality, value for money services.

 To achieve these aims we will continue to build upon the work with our local communities and the local authorities as well as other local partners and our staff.

 Our Purpose 

Preventing: To prevent loss of life and injuries in our communities through the delivery of prevention and education programmes.

 Protecting:To protect our communities and the environment from fire and other risks. 

Responding: To mobilise resources to attend an incident promptly and take the necessary action to save life, property and protect the environment.

Member contacts

www.esfrs.org

2. Actions

  • Raise awareness in the local community

    To offer Dementia Friends information sessions to external customers/local business/social groups etc. with whom we come into contact.

    Status:
    Delivery, Implementation

    2013 Fourth Quarter Update

     

    New Member

     

    2014 First Quarter Update

     

    2014 Second Quarter Update

  • Provide a Home Fire Safety Check (HSFC), with a carer present if appropriate, to highlight any risks and simple ways to mitigate them

    We will offer our service to people with dementia with understanding and tact,  highligthing risks and the measures needed to mitigate them, with the presence of carers if appropriate. 

    We will liaise with local dementia advisers to ensure that people with a diagnosis of dementia are offered this service, are given our leaflets and can contact us in the future if they wish to take up this offer.

    Status:
    Implementation

    2013 Fourth Quarter Update

    New Member

    2014 First Quarter Update

    2014 Second Quarter Update

  • Raise awareness in Bexhill’s East Sussex Fire and Rescue work force

    To deliver Dementia Friends information sessions to all Crews and Community Safety Advisor Teams who provide Home Safety Visits

    Status:
    Implementation

    2013 Fourth Quarter Update

    New Member

    2014 First Quarter Update

    2014 Second Quarter Update