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

August 21, 2017

Diabetes User Group (DUG)

Do you want to influence decisions made about services for people living with diabetes? Join in. Have YOUR say! Come to the BME healthforum Diabetes User Group to help the NHS improve services. Patients, carers, partners & parents welcome.

August 18, 2017

Managing stress and cognitive difficulties with a mindfulness-based intervention

Are you over 65 years old? Do you have issues with memory, attention, or concentration? You are invited to take part in a research project which involves either a 4-week mindfulness course OR an "Age Well" course run by Dr. Trudi Edginton (Clinical Psychologist).

August 15, 2017

Access Kensington and Chelsea Project

See which are the most accessible venues in Kensington and Chelsea, accessed and rated by Action Disability Kensington & Chelsea's Access Group

August 14, 2017

BOOST, a new substance misuse pilot

This initiative provides a space for residents, who are in recovery, to try new activities, access local community groups and improve their general well-being.

August 10, 2017

Midaye Summer Activities for Grenfell Families

Midaye Summer Activities is welcoming families to register for any of their programme of fun trips and complimentary therapy days.

August 04, 2017

The Future of Diabetes Survey: Focusing on engaging BAME people

Diabetes UK wants to hear about the experiences of people from BAME and ethnic minority backgrounds as they put together their new 'Future of Diabetes' report. If you live with diabetes or care for someone who does, please take a few minutes to complete their short survey and make sure your voice is heard.

August 02, 2017

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. There have been increased reports of people trying to gain access to people's homes on the pretext of testing smoke alarms or saying that they are there to carry out health and safety checks

Fulham Good Neighbours August Newsletter

The latest newsletter from Fulham Good Neighbours, a long-established, local charity, working towards a community where neighbours look out for each other and offer help when it's needed.

Why joining a book club may stave off dementia

Taking part in a book club or language class builds brain strength in old age - but 'brain trainer' games might not help at all. Regularly stimulating the brain with mental exercises and activities is important for improving brain health and protecting against dementia, a report found.

July 20, 2017

One in three cases of dementia 'could be prevented' by targeting nine key risk factors

One in three cases of dementia could potentially be prevented if brain health is improved throughout life by targeting nine risk factors, according to researchers, including staying in education until over the age of 15, reducing high blood pressure, obesity and hearing loss in mid-life (45-65 years old), and reducing smoking, depression, physical inactivity, social isolation and diabetes in later life (over 65 years old).

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