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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...

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    Support to look after someone

    Carers make a vital contribution to society, giving their time and energy to caring for a family member, friend or neighbour. Many people with care and support needs rely on the person caring...

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    Helen's story

    Helen is a full time carer for her elderly mother. Despite the pressures of life as a carer she is upbeat and optimistic and gives us an insight in to what life is like for her as we...

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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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