Information
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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

December 21, 2015

Westminster 'Time Credits'

Westminster Time Credits are a community currency that recognises and celebrates the valuable time people give to their community and encourages more new people to get involved in volunteering.

December 16, 2015

Why staying calm is the secret to ageing well

As we get older our physical and mental abilities are no longer as sharp as they were, but it doesn't have to be that way. Research suggests that the way we live our lives - our diets, our exercise regimes - can have a big impact on how we age. And it's not just about the things we do to age well, it's also about the things we avoid.

What too little sleep does to your brain and body

Nearly 40% of us get less than seven hours of sleep a night. What does too little sleep does to your brain and body?. They suffer.

November 27, 2015

London Central Mosque community visits to improve interfaith understanding

The London Central Mosque has extended an invitation to groups who would like to visit the mosque over Christmas and New Year. The visit would be a cultural experience and is an opportunity to improve understanding in our communities about matters of Islam, multi-culturalism, faith and diversity

November 23, 2015

Anti-social behaviour and hate crime Project

Victim Support are running a project in Kensington and Chelsea to raise awareness and support victims of anti-social behaviour and hate crime. We can help advocate for victims, put you in touch with the right agencies, support you emotionally with the impact and provide a safe place for you to come and talk.

November 19, 2015

Free wellbeing groups for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers

As part of the Roads to Recovery Peer Support Project, Migrants Resource Centre and Wandsworth and Westminster Mind (WW Mind) are offering free support to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers through Wellbeing Group sessions.

November 17, 2015

RNIB's Talking Book Service is free, to celebrate the service's 80th Anniversary

The RNIB are celebrating the 80th Anniversary of their Talking Book Service and to mark this special occasion will be providing their Talking Book Service for free for all current and future memberships of the Service

November 10, 2015

New CNWL Single Point of Access for Mental Health Services

The new CNWL Single Point of Access was launched on 3rd November 2015. This is a one-stop entry point into working age adult secondary community mental health services for patients living in the North West London boroughs of Brent, Harrow, Hillingdon, Kensington & Chelsea, and Westminster.

November 03, 2015

Online brain training 'helps older adults with everyday tasks'

Brain training - playing online games that give memory and reasoning skills a workout - is beneficial for older people, a large-scale study has concluded.

October 26, 2015

Month-long break from alcohol prevents illness in later life

Study finds that average drinkers who gave up for four weeks saw benefits for their liver function, blood pressure and cholesterol levels

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