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
Independent Living and Care Fair
Bringing together people with disability or a long term problem who need a bit of support, with services, organisations and businesses that can provide support to regain or maintain an independent life! Read more...
News
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. 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...

Useful organisations and links

General

  • The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) aims to improve the lives of people who use care  services by sharing knowledge about what works. They are an independent charity working with adults', families' and children's care and support services across the UK, and work closely with related services such as health care and housing.

 

Health related

  • Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) for the 3 boroughs. JSNAs are developed jointly by local health and social care partners. They provide a detailed picture of the health needs of the local population and contain a wealth of useful statistical data. 

  • Men's Health Forum is a charity working to reduce the number of deaths of men due to preventable health problems