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...
Christmas Carols
13 December : Join the London Saxophone Choir Quartet and the Westminster Music Library Team for an evening of Christmas favourites, sing-along carols and mince pies! Read more...
Staying well and in touch at Christmas
Christmas and New Year can be an exciting time, but it can also be a challenge for some. Recent snow and cold weather can mean decreased mobility, susceptibility to minor ailments, worries about staying warm (and the cost of doing so), and loneliness. 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
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...


November 07, 2016

Support for vulnerable people in a power cut

Older people and people with health problems can be especially vulnerable during a cold snap, or in the event of an unexpected power cut.

Over-65s advised to eat hot meals to cope with winter

Eating hot meals and keeping active are effective ways to cope with winter, say public health bodies.

November 03, 2016

Local carers recognised at Westminster Carer Awards

Twenty seven unpaid carers were recognised this week for their outstanding care and contribution to the community at the Westminster Carer Awards. Awards were presented across 11 categories including unpaid carer of someone with mental health needs, parent carer, unpaid carer of more than one person and young carer.

November 02, 2016

Big Energy Saving Week

Positive, practical actions to stay warm, stay well and save money this winter Staying warm to stay well this winter is really important but we know that energy bills can be a big financial concern for many. That's why Westminster City Council is supporting the Big Energy Saving Week to help residents reduce their energy use and bills and make the most of all the financial support they are entitled to.

October 25, 2016

The 30-second chat that can trigger weight loss

Doctors who spend 30 seconds telling patients they need to lose weight can have a dramatic impact, a study shows. Some people, who had no intention of shedding the pounds, lost 10% of their body weight after being offered a free weight-loss programme.

October 21, 2016

Westminster Leisure Centres now accepting Time Credits

Exciting news alert! You can now spend your Time Credits in Westminster's Leisure Centres! Spice are working closely with Everyone Active to offer a wide range of spend opportunities across all 7 of their sites in Westminster.

October 19, 2016

Nour Festival

The Festival illuminates the best in contemporary arts and culture from the Middle East and North Africa, in venues across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Nour 2016 runs from Friday 21 October to Sunday 6 November.

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.

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