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...
Singing for the Brain
Singing is not only an enjoyable activity, it can also provide a way for people with dementia, along with their carers, to express themselves and socialise with others in a fun and supportive group. Read more...
Be Aware : Post Grenfell Fire Safety Check Bogus Callers
Authorities are warning London residents about people posing as fire safety officers to break into homes after the Grenfell Tower tragedy. 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...


October 18, 2014

Citizens Advice to provide free pensions guidance

Citizens Advice is to provide free guidance following the government's announcement of new pension rules. Face-to-face advice will be offered to pensioners at bureaux across the UK.

October 14, 2014

Housing ownership scam - warning from Trading Standards

Redbridge Trading Standards are investigating a case at the moment where a gang of rogue traders appears to have taken over the title to a residents house. The Land Registry have informed Trading Standards that they can put a 'marker' on the property that will alert them to any suspicious activity. Find out more.

October 02, 2014

A change to inheritance laws

As of 1st October there has been a change to the law covering the rights of people whose spouses or civil partners die without making a will.

August 01, 2014

Reducing Fuel Poverty: A scourge for older people

A new report from Age UK argues that the only long term solution to ending the fuel poverty crisis is to make people's homes as energy efficient as possible so that households can keep adequately warm at an affordable cost.

Number of English communities working to become dementia friendly triples expectations

Alzheimer's Society today (Monday 28 July 2014) announces that over 60 towns and cities in England have committed to become dementia friendly.

June 23, 2014

Can dementia help defuse the technology timebomb?

This BBC article looks at the growing problem of dementia for an aging population across the globe, and at how technology might support people with dementia to live independently and safely within their own homes.

June 09, 2014

Celebrate the UK's 6.5 million carers

This week (9-15 June) events are running all over the country to recognise the great work of UK carers.

May 01, 2014

Supporting people with spinal injuries

Ghostly encounters, fish suppers and biking to Paris: supporting people with spinal injuries

December 12, 2013

The Group of 8 commit to a dementia cure or treatment

Group of 8 most wealthy nations makes pledge

November 27, 2013

Silver Line launched

Loneliness carries a stigma, especially for an older generation too proud to ask for help. Silver Line is here to help.

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