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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...
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Singing for the Brain
Singing is not only an enjoyable activity, it can also provide a way for people with dementia, along with their carers, to express themselves and socialise with others in a fun and supportive group. Read more...
News
Be Aware : Post Grenfell Fire Safety Check Bogus Callers
Authorities are warning London residents about people posing as fire safety officers to break into homes after the Grenfell Tower tragedy. 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...

My choice

   

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The Mental Capacity Act is a law that says people should have as many choices as possible about their lives.

 

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Making Decisions - The Mental Capacity Act

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Knowing how to use a Bank, Building Society or Post Office account safely is important. The British Institute for Learning Disabilities has leaflets and videos on how to do this.

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My rights about where I live and about going into hospital - 1

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My rights about where I live and about going into hospital - 2

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Presentation on Choice and Control

 

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