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...
Christmas Carols
13 December : Join the London Saxophone Choir Quartet and the Westminster Music Library Team for an evening of Christmas favourites, sing-along carols and mince pies! Read more...
Staying well and in touch at Christmas
Christmas and New Year can be an exciting time, but it can also be a challenge for some. Recent snow and cold weather can mean decreased mobility, susceptibility to minor ailments, worries about staying warm (and the cost of doing so), and loneliness. 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
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...


June 22, 2015

This Girl Can

Worried about what people think when you exercise? You're not alone. fear of judgement is stopping many women from taking part in physical activity.

June 19, 2015

Many over-65s 'rarely use public transport'

The public transport system is failing the oldest and most vulnerable in society in England, a report says. Many older people do not uses buses, even though they are able to ride them for free

May 19, 2015

Solace Women's Aid Ascent Counselling Service

Solace Women's aid is an accomplished charitable organisation providing a range of support services to women and children including a specialist domestic and sexual violence counselling service for women and girls from 14 year old who are survivors or are experiencing domestic violence or sexual abuse.

May 15, 2015

Elderly people who exercise 'live five years longer'

Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.

May 12, 2015

Strokes rising among people of working age

The number of people in their 40s and 50s being afflicted by strokes has increased significantly, with obesity and sedentary lifestyles thought to be behind the rise.

April 30, 2015

More older carers 'risking health'

The number of older carers in England is rising, with signs the pressures of looking after loved ones is damaging their health, research suggests.

April 07, 2015

Pension cash changes come into force

Major changes to pension rules which will give savers much more control over their money came into force yesterday. The changes will allow people who have saved for a pension to do what they want with their money.

April 01, 2015

The Care Act is here!

The Care Act 2014 becomes law today. It represents the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years, putting people and their carers in control of their care and support.

March 20, 2015

How keeping busy can protect you against dementia

Scientists believe keeping busy can not only protect against dementia but help stave off the mobility problems that also plague many elderly people.

March 17, 2015

Employing personal care assistants and pensions - a change in the law

If you employ someone to provide care and support for you, either privately or using a personal budget, then a change in the law means that, as an employer, you may need to make pension arrangements for them.

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