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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...
Events
Christmas Carols
13 December : Join the London Saxophone Choir Quartet and the Westminster Music Library Team for an evening of Christmas favourites, sing-along carols and mince pies! Read more...
News
Staying well and in touch at Christmas
Christmas and New Year can be an exciting time, but it can also be a challenge for some. Recent snow and cold weather can mean decreased mobility, susceptibility to minor ailments, worries about staying warm (and the cost of doing so), and loneliness. 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...

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    "Alarming" rise in food bank inquiries

    Citizens Advice has received nearly 800 more inquiries about food banks since February of this year - an increase of 78%. They reported that the inquiries have come from unemployed people but...

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    New 'famous faces' test for dementia

    Researchers in the USA have proposed a new test for certain forms of dementia in which patients are asked to identify famous people from photographs. The research at Northwestern University in...

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    Don't call us old!

    In a study sponsored by YouGov, only 6% of people aged over 65 said they would describe themselves as 'old'. However, 47% had experienced ageism - discrimination because of their age - and almost...

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    Insight into cause of Parkinson's disease

    Although we understand how the brain damage found in Parkinson's affects our movement, we've got very little understanding about why the damage occurs in the first place. Recent research at the...

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    Patients 'dissatisfied' with hospital food

    The NHS was accused this week of 'hiding' complaints about hospital food, as a survey by the Campaign For Better Hospital Food showed that nearly half of all patients said that they were not...

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    Jeremy Hunt calls for more flexible working for carers

    Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has called on employers to offer more flexible working arrangements to working carers. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, he warned that a change of attitudes was neededto...

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    Age-related memory loss may not be related to Alzheimer's

    New research from Columbia University in America has found that age-related memory loss is not related to early stages of Alzheimer's disease and has a different causes. Researchers looked at...

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    Eating fruit can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

    Researchers from Havard Medical School and Cambridge University have found that eating blueberries regularly can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. The researchers conducted the study over...

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    People with dementia feel 'cut off', says charity

    A study by dementia charity The Alzheimer's Society has revealed that many people with dementia feel isolated and neglected by society. The charity surveyed over 500 dementia sufferers. They...

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    A mark of quality for older people's care?

    Experts at the Royal College of Physicians have suggested that a new 'gold standard' mark be introduced for hospitals that provide top quality care for older people. The proposed quality mark...

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