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

September 20, 2017

Silver Sunday 2017

Silver Sunday is 1st October this year, so try something new! If you're aged 65 or over, or know someone who is, take a look at these free events and activities. Silver Sunday is a great way to try something new and meet new people.

September 19, 2017

Good night's sleep makes us happier than a pay rise

Getting a good night's sleep has a greater impact on our happiness than getting a significant pay rise. The study also found that sexual satisfaction, health of relatives and feeling connected to the local community all impact our overall wellbeing.

September 14, 2017

Open Age wins prestigious learning award

Open Age has been chosen as the winner of the Festival of Learning Project award in the London and South East region. The award is for exceptional achievement in adult learning.

September 08, 2017

Launch events for new Carers' Hub Service

Carers Network will be will be holding special launch events to celebrate being awarded the contract to deliver the new carers' hub service in Hammersmith & Fulham, the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

September 01, 2017

Community Hub Autumn Programmes

It's the start of September and the new programme of activities for people aged 50+ are out. Check out what is on offer from the major Community Hubs in the three boroughs: arts and crafts; fitness and dance; history, reminiscence and philosophy; and day trips to museums, and galleries.

August 31, 2017

Westminster's Health & Wellbeing Strategy

Westminster's Health and Wellbeing Strategy has now been published and it's thanks to you and all other contributors for helping to shape it over the last year.

Online Breath Test from British Lung Foundation

We all feel short of breath from time to time. That's healthy and normal. But sometimes it can be a sign of something more serious. British Lung Foundation's online breath test asks 10 simple questions to help you look after your lungs.

August 29, 2017

Go Sober for October

Be a Soberhero and go 31 days without alcohol this October - say no to the booze and yes to raising money for people living with cancer. And just like every hero's trusty sidekick, Macmillan will be with you every step of the way to help you along your sober journey.

Men who get fit in middle age can halve their risk of strokes

Middle-aged men who throw themselves into fitness can halve their risk of strokes, research suggests. Scientists said those with sedentary lifestyles had been able to transform their heart health in just seven years - protecting them three decades later.

August 24, 2017

Six million Brits facing health time bomb as they fail to walk even 10 minutes a MONTH

Public Health England got the results from an official survey but experts say walking briskly for 10 minutes a day can help prevent cancer, heart disease and poor mental health

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