Information
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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...
News

News

September 08, 2016

Middle Eastern Women and Society's September MEWSLETTER

The Middle Eastern Women and Society has released the September 2016 edition of their regular MEWSLETTER which you can now download.

September 07, 2016

Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness

Local activities organisation Open Age features in New York times article about loneliness. Loneliness... is a quiet devastation... but is increasingly being viewed as something more: a serious public health issue deserving of public funds and national attention. Working with local governments and the National Health Service, programs aimed at mitigating loneliness have sprung up in dozens of cities and towns. Even fire brigades have been trained to inspect homes not just for fire safety but for signs of social isolation.

September 02, 2016

Dyathlon

Give up alcohol this September and become a Dryathlete. After a summer of overindulgence, clear your head, feel fitter and save some money, all whilst raising money to help beat cancer sooner.

Health & Wellbeing Strategy for Westminster - consultation event

Westminster City Council and Central and West London NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups invite you to a public consultation event to help us shape the future of health and social care services in Westminster.

August 31, 2016

CIAC/BME Emotional Wellbeing Project

The Chinese Information and Advice Centre, CIAC's new BME Emotional Wellbeing Service provides free and confidential counselling service to BME (Black & Minority Ethnic) people who live in Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham and are experiencing emotional difficulties but who are not specialist health service users.

August 15, 2016

Exercise Improves Brain Function In People With Schizophrenia, Study Finds

Exercise has been shown to significantly reduce symptoms in people with schizophrenia when combined with medication. The study from University of Manchester discovered that, when teamed with medication, 12 weeks of aerobic exercise training can improve patients' brain functioning than drugs alone.

August 11, 2016

Personal Budget from £150 to Young Carers

Family Action, a young carers service in Kensington & Chelsea, offers a budget from £150 to Young Carers who are keen to engage in an activity which promotes good health, for example they can fund gym memberships, dance lessons, swimming, etc.

August 08, 2016

Free hot meals for over 50s

Are you an organisation or community group who caters for the over 50s who has a group who would appreciate a free hot vegetarian meal? If so, SPID have space, in the community rooms of Kensal House Estate, Ladbroke Grove, to provide a meal for local over 50s from Autumn 2016

Become a Shared Lives Carer

Shared Lives is a scheme run by the charity, Grace Eyre to provide good quality housing for people with learning disabilities. Are you a resident of Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea or Westminster and willing to open your home to a person with learning disabilities?

August 04, 2016

Fulham Reach Ward Team Newsletter

The Fulham Reach Neighbourhood Policing Team have released their July 2016 newsletter and have organised the following advice and information events

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