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
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

April 28, 2017

'Please offer me a seat' scheme launched

Transport for London are launching the 'Please offer me a seat' badge and card for people who find it difficult to stand when using public transport. The badge and accompanying card were created for customers who struggle to get a seat, as their need is not immediately obvious, removing the awkwardness of customers having to explain their need for a seat to others.

April 25, 2017

45 minutes' exercise a week boosts brain power in over-fifties

Just 45 minutes of exercise a week boosts the brain power of people in their fifties and over, major new research has revealed. A review of dozens of previous studies found that even one session of moderate aerobic and resistance activity is enough to enhance people's alertness, decision-making and memory.

April 12, 2017

New Community Hub programmes

April 18th is the the start of the new Summer programmes of activities for people aged 50+ by the major Community Hubs in the three boroughs. Choose from a wide range of activities from arts and crafts. fitness and dance, history, reminiscence and philosophy, to day trips to museums and the seaside.

April 03, 2017

7th April is World Health Day

7th April, is World Health Day, focusing on depression Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. It causes mental anguish and impacts on people's ability to carry out even the simplest everyday tasks, with sometimes devastating consequences for relationships with family and friends and the ability to earn a living.

Breathe Easy Westminster newsletter

Quarterly newsletter with a collection of news, information, and details of events which will be of interest to people with lung disease in Westminster.

March 30, 2017

World Bipolar Day

March 30 is World Bipolar Day and the goal is to educate the masses about the disorder to improve sensitivity towards the illness that is experienced by many including Stephen Fry and Carrie Fisher. The stigma of bipolar disorder is a reality and can hinder one's ability to stay on track to living a full, healthy life. A strong support system is essential to anyone suffering from this illness.

March 22, 2017

Learn2Earn places available

Now recruiting for the next Learn2Earn!! Starting next week, on Tuesday 28th March 2017. L2E is a FREE 12 week employability and volunteer programme devised to help residents who are finding it difficult to access employment and volunteering opportunities

March 15, 2017

Want to be a shared lives carer?

A Shared Lives Carer is someone who opens up their home and family life to include an adult with support needs. Shared Lives Carers come from all walks of life and don't need qualifications or experience, just the right attitude and a willingness to truly share their lives with another person.

March 08, 2017

International Women's Day

Wednesday 8th March is International Women's Day when we celebrate women's achievements whilst calling for gender equality.

March 07, 2017

The number of smokers plunges to the lowest in 40-years

The number of smokers in Britain has plunged to just 17.2 per cent, down from 2010, when more than 20 per cent of people still smoked and the lowest it has been in 40-years.

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