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...
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...
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
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...


July 19, 2017

An exciting opportunity to run a large Home Care contract with a key charity in Westminster

Vincentian Care Plus is looking for an inspirational leader for its CEO opportunity Do you want a career that makes a fundamental difference? Do you care about how older people are supported in their own homes? Vincentian Care Plus is looking for a chief executive officer to lead its team of staff and volunteers and work with the trustee board to shape its future strategy.

July 10, 2017

"A purpose in life gives you a better sleep"

Having a good reason to get out of bed in the morning is likely to give you a better night's sleep in it at the end of the day because you feel more at ease and happier with your life, research suggests.

July 03, 2017

Volunteer Achievement Awards from the Mayor of London

Now's the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2017 Achievement Awards - nominations close on 21 July 2017.

UK heart disease deaths fall by over 20% since indoor smoking ban

Deaths from heart disease and strokes caused by smoking have fallen dramatically since lighting up in pubs, restaurants and other enclosed public places in England was banned 10 years ago.

June 28, 2017

July is Scams Awareness Month

Every year millions of people across the UK fall prey to scammers, and London residents are no exception. July is Scams Awareness Month, a national campaign set up to raise awareness and help reduce the impact of scams through the provision of advice and support.

June 21, 2017

Public Health England advice on the Grenfell Tower fire

PHE has been assessing air quality over the past week in relation to the Grenfell Tower fire and this shows no detectable deterioration in air quality as a result of the fire and the wider risk to people's health is therefore minimal.

June 20, 2017

Emotional support for those affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster

Information on where to find emotional support for those affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster (information courtesy of Kensington & Chelsea MIND)

June 19, 2017

National Rheumatoid Arthritis Week

This week (19 June - 25 June 2017) is National Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week. Helping raise awareness to the invisible Illnesses that people have to live with.

Festival of Learning

The Festival of Learning celebrates achievements of adult learners in England, and encourages people to access free taster and 'have a go' events from organisations and colleges throughout June.

Heatwave advice

For some the hot weather is a lovely chance to relax in ths sun, but for others it is very uncomfortable, and can even be dangerous. Make sure you stay cool and safe during this hot spell with these essential tips.

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