Listening Books is a national UK charity that provides an audiobook lending service for anyone with an illness, physical or learning disability, mental health condition, or learning difficulty, who finds that it impacts on their ability to read, or hold books in the usual way. The charity is currently offering a number of funded FREE memberships for people living in Westminster
Please complete this five minute survey about your experience of using the NHS during the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic and how well you think the NHS has communicated information to you. This will help them learn from your experiences about what they are doing well and where they can improve communication.
From Friday 24 July, it will be compulsory to wear a mask when visiting shops. For many people, the thought of wearing a mask can be accompanied by feelings of anxiety.
If you're concerned about attending your hospital eye clinic appointment during coronavirus, watch this RNIB short film. It features three Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) offering their tips on how to prepare, what to bring and what you might expect to happen when you arrive, along with alternatives to attending in person.
The Freedom is a 12 week educational programme based on Pat Craven's book "Living with the Dominator", that assists women to identify and understand the tactics, behaviours and beliefs of abusive partners. Join for 2 hours a week that could change your life. Mondays and Wednesdays 1-3pm.
The Barrow Cadbury Trust, which specialises in migration issues and the migration sector, is distributing £5 million in funding from the National Lottery Communities Fund’s COVID-19 Response Programme for England.The funding is intended to provide services and support for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants who are in need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, or to help organisations overcome acute financial difficulties they are facing because of the pandemic.
WGN's Sexual Violence Helpline offers free and confidential emotional support for anyone in London, who self identifies as a woman (aged 14+) and has been affected by any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. T
If you live in North West London you can now support health research across the region. You may join and find out how by clicking here
The theme of learning disability week this year is friendship during lockdown and that links nicely into our initiative at the moment. It's more important than ever before to stay connected with friends online safely. That's why Happily will be hosting FREE online social sessions for adults with learning disabilities for the next three months! We are creating a safe place to meet new friends and have fun!
These are challenging times for us all. There is no way of knowing how long it will be before things return to normal. However, community providers are adapting the way in which they work.