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Coronavirus (COVID-19) information
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information

What is the current situation with the Coronavirus (COVID -19) and where to find more information.

Community Provider's Coronavirus response
Community Provider's Coronavirus response

Most legal restrictions on social contact are lifted in England.   There are now no limits on how many people can meet or attend events although centres may retain online sessions and restrict numbers of attendees.

Save the date for Silver Sunday
Save the date for Silver Sunday

A wide range of free activities for older people will be available across Kensington and Chelsea on Sunday 3 October and the following week as part of Silver Sunday, a national day to overcome loneliness amongst older people.

Supporting Afghan refugees
Supporting Afghan refugees

London boroughs are responding to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan by supporting families fleeing persecution.  Here's how you can help. 

Black History Month
Black History Month

October is Black History Month (BHM) which has been celebrated widely for many years honouring the achievements, culture and the history of black people.

Individual employer training funding - Now open
Individual employer training funding - Now open

If you employ your own care and support through a personal budget from social care or health (personal health budget) or using your own money (this is sometimes called being a 'self-funder'), you can apply for funding to pay for training for you and your personal assistants (PAs)

World Alzheimer’s Day
World Alzheimer’s Day

21st September is World Alzheimer’s Day, and an opportunity to raise awareness and highlight the issues faced by people affected by dementia and demonstrate how we can overcome them.

Happiful Online October Magazine
Happiful Online October Magazine

Happiful is an online and print magazine with the mission to create a healthier, happier, more sustainable society. Their aim is to provide informative, inspiring and topical stories about mental health and wellbeing. They want to break the stigma of mental health in our society, and to shine a light on the positivity and support that should be available for everyone, no matter their situation.

Silver Sunday
Silver Sunday

This year Silver Sunday falls this on Sunday 3 October and will celebrate the contribution that older people make in the community with a week long programme of activities and events across the boroughs and online.

Time for Me Newsletter for September 2021
Time for Me Newsletter for September 2021

Welcome to Open Age's Time for Me Newsletter for September 2021, with activities for unpaid carers over 50 living in Westminster.