November 09, 2016
A new integrated NHS care service for those aged 65 or over and living in Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, or the Queen's Park and Paddington areas of Westminster
7-13 November is Occupational Therapy Week. The theme for 2016 is to promote occupational therapy as a career. Occupational therapy is a science degree-based, health and social care profession, regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council. The need for occupational therapists is growing, and this is being recognised nationally.
November 07, 2016
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.
Older people and people with health problems can be especially vulnerable during a cold snap, or in the event of an unexpected power cut.
Eating hot meals and keeping active are effective ways to cope with winter, say public health bodies.
November 03, 2016
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
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
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
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
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.