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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
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...
News
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
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 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

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).

July 19, 2017

An exciting opportunity to run a large Home Care contract with a key charity in Westminster

Vincentian Care Plus is looking for an inspirational leader for its CEO opportunity Do you want a career that makes a fundamental difference? Do you care about how older people are supported in their own homes? Vincentian Care Plus is looking for a chief executive officer to lead its team of staff and volunteers and work with the trustee board to shape its future strategy.

July 10, 2017

"A purpose in life gives you a better sleep"

Having a good reason to get out of bed in the morning is likely to give you a better night's sleep in it at the end of the day because you feel more at ease and happier with your life, research suggests.

July 03, 2017

Volunteer Achievement Awards from the Mayor of London

Now's the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2017 Achievement Awards - nominations close on 21 July 2017.

UK heart disease deaths fall by over 20% since indoor smoking ban

Deaths from heart disease and strokes caused by smoking have fallen dramatically since lighting up in pubs, restaurants and other enclosed public places in England was banned 10 years ago.

June 28, 2017

July is Scams Awareness Month

Every year millions of people across the UK fall prey to scammers, and London residents are no exception. July is Scams Awareness Month, a national campaign set up to raise awareness and help reduce the impact of scams through the provision of advice and support.

June 21, 2017

Public Health England advice on the Grenfell Tower fire

PHE has been assessing air quality over the past week in relation to the Grenfell Tower fire and this shows no detectable deterioration in air quality as a result of the fire and the wider risk to people's health is therefore minimal.

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