Information
Information
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...
News

News

November 07, 2016

1,000 Westminster residents dance at the Grosvenor

Over 1,000 Westminster residents aged 65 and above dined on high tea and danced to a big band in the Grand Room at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane on Sunday 6 November.

Support for vulnerable people in a power cut

Older people and people with health problems can be especially vulnerable during a cold snap, or in the event of an unexpected power cut.

Beating the cold weather

Tips to help beat the colder weather, and to ensure that those around you are safe and well.

Over-65s advised to eat hot meals to cope with winter

Eating hot meals and keeping active are effective ways to cope with winter, say public health bodies.

November 03, 2016

Local carers recognised at Westminster Carer Awards

Twenty seven unpaid carers were recognised this week for their outstanding care and contribution to the community at the Westminster Carer Awards. Awards were presented across 11 categories including unpaid carer of someone with mental health needs, parent carer, unpaid carer of more than one person and young carer.

November 02, 2016

Mind reveals top tips to help keep calm on National Stress Awareness Day

Today is National Stress Awareness Day, a day dedicated to recognising the impact that stress has on our lives and more importantly how we can reduce it.

Big Energy Saving Week

Positive, practical actions to stay warm, stay well and save money this winter Staying warm to stay well this winter is really important but we know that energy bills can be a big financial concern for many. That's why Westminster City Council is supporting the Big Energy Saving Week to help residents reduce their energy use and bills and make the most of all the financial support they are entitled to.

October 25, 2016

The 30-second chat that can trigger weight loss

Doctors who spend 30 seconds telling patients they need to lose weight can have a dramatic impact, a study shows. Some people, who had no intention of shedding the pounds, lost 10% of their body weight after being offered a free weight-loss programme.

October 21, 2016

Westminster Leisure Centres now accepting Time Credits

Exciting news alert! You can now spend your Time Credits in Westminster's Leisure Centres! Spice are working closely with Everyone Active to offer a wide range of spend opportunities across all 7 of their sites in Westminster.

October 19, 2016

Nour Festival

The Festival illuminates the best in contemporary arts and culture from the Middle East and North Africa, in venues across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Nour 2016 runs from Friday 21 October to Sunday 6 November.

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