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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
Carers Rights Day - White City
Friday 24th November : Come down to know your rights and find out how to get the help and support you're are entitled to. Visit information stalls hosted by local organisations with lots of useful information and advice; meet fellow carers; have free hand massages and talk to health trainers. Read more...
News
November 13th to 19th is Alcohol Awareness Week
The aim of Alcohol Awareness Week is to get people thinking about alcohol - how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole. 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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    Balancing caring with work and education

    Looking after someone can take up a lot of your time and energy. This can make it difficult for you to keep up with your work or your studies. There is legislation in place which makes it easier...

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    Young carers

    A young carer is anyone who is under the age of 18, and who looks after an adult in their household - for example a parent, grandparent, or older brother or sister. You may find that you have...

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    Requesting a children's assessment

    Young people who look after a relative may benefit from a children's assessment, after which they may be able to receive additional support. The kinds of services that may be offered include:...

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    Carer benefits

    Looking after someone else can be very costly. This is especially challenging if you're struggling to balance your work life with your caring responsibilities. It's important to know that there...

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    Safety in the home

    Anyone can have an accident in their own home. And the risks increase if you have trouble moving around, or if you're not as good at remembering things as you used to be. You may be more prone...

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    Message in a bottle scheme (Westminster only)

    Message in a Bottle is a scheme which has been introduced for residents in Westminster who are aged 60 or older and live alone, or have an illness or disability. The scheme enables them to keep...

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    Armed forces and veterans

    Members of the armed forcesserve their country selflesslyand often re-integrate seamlessly with civilan life after discharge, but for some veteransthe transition back to 'civvy street' can be...

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    Toilet facilities

    Some older people and people with certain health problems will find that they need to use the toilet more often than other people do. Going out can become a stressful experience because you are...

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    Tax and tax credits

    Tax Managing your money can sometimes be difficult, especially if your affairs are complex or your situation changes unexpectedly, but it's important to keep your tax payments up to date. Whatever...

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    Housing ownership scam - warning from Trading Standards

    Redbridge Trading Standards are investigating a case at the moment where a gang of rogue traders appears to have taken over the title to a residents house. The Land Registry have informed Trading...

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