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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
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea Health Fair
Kensington Town Hall, Friday 20th October, 12-4pm : Find out more about all aspects of good health, enjoy a free lunch, try out new activities, experience therapies and meet up with friends old and new. The event is free and there is no need to book. Read more...
News
Free flu vaccination information
The flu jab is free on the NHS for everyone aged 65 and over, or have a long-term health condition, and is available from your GP. You can also get a free flu vaccination if you are the main carer of an older or disabled person. Some pharmacies also offer flu vaccines. 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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    Caring for your teeth

    One or more sections on this page provide access to easy-read information - look out for this logo. Keeping your teeth clean and healthy is very important. A thorough brush twice a day...

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    Pressure sores

    Pressure sores (sometimes called pressure ulcers or bed sores) are sores on the skin which appear when an area of skin has been put under pressure for a period of time. They can range in severity...

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    Staying cool

    While most of us love sunny weather, the heat can pose some serious health risks - especially for older adults and those with chronic health problems. It is vital during hot weather to make sure...

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    Leg care and leg ulcers

    Medical problems with your legs are common, particularly in later life. If they are not addressed they can lead to great discomfort and pain, unpleasant infections, and to difficulties with getting...

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    Health conditions

    Being diagnosed with an illness can be a worrying and frightening experience. You may feel that you're in a hopeless situation, or be confused by the medical jargon and worried about what will...

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    Registering with a local doctor

    One or more sections on this page provide access to easy-read information - look out for this logo. Why should you register? If you move to a new area it is always advisable to register...

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    Diabetes

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    Going into hospital

    One or more sections on this page provide access to easy-read information - look out for this logo. None of us wants to go into hospital but there are times when we have little choice....

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    Heart disease

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    Chest infections and pneumonia

    Chest infections are very common, particularly after a cold or a bout of the flu, and especially during the winter. Older people, people with other serious health conditions and people who smoke...

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