Information
Information
Easy-to-read information about things that matter to you - staying well and healthy, staying mobile, activities near you, looking after a loved one, finances and benefits, if you think you or someone you know is being harmed or neglected ... Read more...
Events
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea Health Fair
Kensington Town Hall, Friday 20th October, 12-4pm : Find out more about all aspects of good health, enjoy a free lunch, try out new activities, experience therapies and meet up with friends old and new. The event is free and there is no need to book. Read more...
News
Free flu vaccination information
The flu jab is free on the NHS for everyone aged 65 and over, or have a long-term health condition, and is available from your GP. You can also get a free flu vaccination if you are the main carer of an older or disabled person. Some pharmacies also offer flu vaccines. Read more...
People who can help
People who can help
Whatever you want to do, concerns you have or support you need, there are a wealth of organisations and charities that can help. Have a look at what's available here. Read more...
For professionals
For Professionals
If you work or provide a service, paid or unpaid, in health and social care, we've got information and guidance about a number of procedures, resources and training initiatives. Read more...
Leaflets Library
Leaflets Library
Not everyone can, or wants, to use the internet. We have a series of leaflets which cover key issues which can be printed out and given to those residents that cannot access the internet. Read more...
Other useful websites
Ask SARA
We cover a lot of information on People First but there are also other useful websites that can help you make informed choices about your health and well-being. Take a look at Ask Sara for instance .. Read more...
News

News

October 19, 2016

Top 10 Tips for Securing Your Home

Help yourself ...Or, They'll help themselves Help us keep your home and property secure, by following our 10 top tips.

October 10, 2016

Second Half Clubs launched

The Second Half Foundation, Diocese of London, Open Age and Barclays Digital Eagles are piloting a new programme in London, that goes to the heart of tackling the devastating effects of isolation in our older population, where people can come together as a group to enjoy group activities to stay connected to family friends and their community as well as learning new skills

October 05, 2016

Women who drink 2-3 cups of coffee a day could be less likely to develop dementia

Women who drink 2-3 cups of coffee a day may reduce their risk of dementia by more than a third, according to new research published yesterday in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

September 30, 2016

October is Stoptober

Stoptober is the perfect opportunity for smokers to try giving up their habit in favour of a nicotine free future. The campaign, which offers handy tips and tactics to quit, was set up five years ago - so far it has managed to inspire thousands to bin the fags.

September 28, 2016

National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Running from October 8th to 15th, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is working with the police and Victim Support to help combat hate crimes and raise awareness of hate crime. Come along to our information stalls to learn more.

September 15, 2016

Vaping 'helps almost 20,000 people stop smoking', experts estimate

Thousands of people appear to have been helped to quit smoking by using e-cigarettes, according to new study hailed by campaigners as a sign that the controversial device is helping to improve people's health.

September 13, 2016

The Last Rights project

Kensington Citizens Advice is hoping to set up a service to provide information, advice and support to help people plan for the end of life. The Last Rights project aims to make it easier for you to talk about end-of-life care and death, and to provide you with the information you need to make plans before it's too late

Heatwave advice - Sept 13th

For some the hot weather is a lovely chance to relax in ths sun, but for others it is very uncomfortable, and can even be dangerous. Make sure you stay cool and safe during this hot spell with these essential tips.

September 12, 2016

Tuesday 13th September is World Sepsis Day

It is a condition which may not grab too many headlines, yet sepsis kills millions worldwide every year. World Sepsis Day, launched to reduce deaths from a disease that kills millions, is on Tuesday 13th September

September 09, 2016

Migrants Resource Centre September News

Migrants Resource Centre has released the September 2016 edition of their regular newsletter which you can now download.

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