Good mental health and wellbeing is crucial, it means we're able to lead happy and healthy lives. Yet it’s possible that any one of us can be affected by poor mental health and wellbeing at some point in our lives. In Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea, ensuring residents have good mental health and wellbeing is a key priority.
Are you aged 65 or over or have a long-term health condition? Then you might be eligible for a free flu vaccination. If you're working in the care sector, including Personal Assistants hired by residents, you can also have a flu jab.
Black History Month (BHM) has been celebrated widely for many years honouring the achievements, culture and the history of black people.
Out and About offers complimentary tickets to Westminster residents aged 65 or above, to attend cultural events such as concerts, exhibitions, film and theatre shows. You need to become a member of the scheme in order to receive tickets.
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.
Join the thousands quitting with Stoptober this year. The annual campaign during the month of October, is a great way of getting inspiration, motivation and also finding like-minded people who have found it a struggle.
Be a Soberhero and go 31 days without alcohol this October - say no to the booze and yes to raising money for people living with cancer. And just like every hero's trusty sidekick, Macmillan will be with you every step of the way to help you along your sober journey.
Today marks the international day for suicide prevention. Each year, over 800,000 people take their own lives - representing 1 person every 40 seconds. This day marks the hope to change that and to support people who are experiencing mental health difficulties to experience fulfilled and meaningful lives
Silver Sunday is 6th October this year to celebrate the contribution that older people make in the community with a week long programme of activities and events across the borough.
Older residents can meet new people, try out new activities, stay active and involved in their communities and invite someone to accompany them if they wish, such as a relative or carer.
Shoppers would have their blood pressure and cholesterol tested. The programme, which could expand to every pharmacy in England, should prevent up to 150,000 heart attacks and strokes within a decade, say experts.