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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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    Carers Month on People First

    Throughout November, People Firstlooked at carers in the community. We featured articles about caring and also provided advice and support for carers. If you are the main provider of care for...

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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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    The Carers' Emergency Card

    When you are responsible for caring for another person, you may worry about what would happen to them if for some reason you were unable to continue looking after them - for example if you were...

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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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