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Older Adults

Customer Service Level 1 Course

Published 30/04/2015

Customer Service Level 1 Course – Tuesday 5thMay – 7thJuly – 10AM-1PM With CityLit, the St Lukes Hub will be hosting a customer service level 1 course at ST Lukes Hub on Tuesday…

Over 50’s Tea dance at the Copperbox, Olympic Park, Stratford

Published 10/02/2015

Hi All There is an event next week for over 50’s at the Copper box, Olympic Park, in case any of your carers would be interested in attending.  There will be dance instructors from the Wheelchair…

The Dementia Journey

Published 10/02/2015

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust successfully secured funding from the Department of Health funding for a pilot project ‘Designing the Dementia Journey – a holistic approach…


Published 5/02/2015

THE CARE ACT 2014 Date: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm Venue: Landmark Art Room, 47 Tulse Hill London SW2 2TN The Care Act is a Bill to reform the law relating to care and support for…

Wanted! Carers of people on enteral nutrition

Published 28/01/2015

Researchers at University College London (UCL) would like to hear from carers who use feeding pumps in the home. This project is interested in the experience of carers, the tips and tricks they develop…

Free Mental Health Course

Published 23/01/2015

Hi all, There’s a free online course available in Understanding Mental Health through London South Bank Uni which may be of interest to anyone who would like to develop their understanding in this…

Hospital Discharge: Help them to get it right? 10th Dec 5pm -7pm@336 Brixton Rd

Published 10/12/2014

T​wo days to go until our public strategy meeting on “Hospital Discharge: How can we get it right?”. To book your place please contact: 020 7274 8522 or email:info@healthwatchlambeth.org.uk…

Man MOT text chat now all over England

Published 8/12/2014

contact a GP 24/7 The Man MOT service from the Men’s Health Forum which enables men to contact an NHS GP or other expert using a mobile, tablet or laptop, launches nationally this…

Age UK Lambeth listing of events for December

Published 2/12/2014

Follow this link to access the Age UK Lambeth's events listing for the month of December. If you have any special events you would like to be featured in the January listing, then send the…

Smart Garages-Bus Route

Published 27/11/2014

Hi All, FST recently won a competition with the Business in the Community arc programme for an advertising campaign on Transport for London buses (TfL). The campaign was launched on the 20th November…

Age UK information directory

Published 26/11/2014

If you are caring for an older person, you may be interested in a new directory set up by Age UK Lambeth, in partnership with Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care. The Older People’s Information…

Local registered Smart Garage in Lambeth are trained to offer car MOTs.

Published 21/11/2014

    For more information please click here  

Mental Health Carers Newsletter November-December 2014

Published 21/11/2014

Mental Health Carers Newsletter Need information, advice or support? No appointment is necessary for these Friday afternoon sessions at We are 336, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA.Just drop in to speak to Carers…

Free PC’s and home computer use training on how to get on line

Published 5/11/2014

Do you know someone who wants to get online at home who is on a low income and doesn’t have a computer or broadband set up? Microsoft has recently re-launched their initiative called ‘Get Online…

NHS Launch Feeling Under the Weather Campaign

Published 3/11/2014

  Top doctors urge people not to store up health problems if “feeling under the weather” The NHS launched its national public awareness campaign on Friday 31 October in a bid…

Vitalise Breaks in November and December

Published 3/11/2014

Vitalise organise breaks for carers, either with the person you look after or without. Find out about breaks for November and December here

November Events Listing from Age UK Lambeth available now

Published 3/11/2014

Age UK Lambeth have produced their monthly events listing for November. You can download it here  

Low Cost Counselling

Published 30/10/2014

Carers Hub Low Cost Counselling service LOW – COST COUNSELLING SERVICE Introduction Lambeth Carers Hub have been facilitating access to low-cost counselling since December 2013.  This information…

Equality in health in Lambeth: the BIG Lambeth Health Debate continues

Published 29/10/2014

There are have two new opportunities for you to get involved with NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group – the focus is EQUALITIES 1)      Come to the stakeholder event…

November 5th 11am to 1pm: Question and Answer Session with Councillor Meldrum, Cabinet Member

Published 22/10/2014

Direct Payment Peer Support Group meeting For anyone receiving Direct Payments or the carer of a person receiving Direct Payments. Meets every first Wednesday of the month at 336 Brixton Road, 11am to…

Be SCAM aware

Published 22/10/2014

Trading Standards have asked us to bring this to the attention of the members of the Carers Hub as carers in other boroughs have been resilient in identifying  and preventing scams of their relatives. …

Black Cultural Archives events and workshops

Published 22/10/2014

If you missed the Carers Hub outing to the Cultural Archives last week, don't worry we will be having another one soon. In the meantime, the Cultural Archives have sent us some information about forthcoming…

Carers Hub Black History month Trip on the 14th October 2014 2pm (Please call to book)

Published 19/09/2014

Call and book you space for a FREE guided tour of the Black Cultural Archives Heritage Centre. Carers Hub 0207 642 0038. Our tour guide will show us the many different pieces of Art, reference Library,…

Carers Hub Lambeth Carers’ Forum Health & Wellbeing for Carers

Published 16/09/2014

Lunch will be at 12:30, followed by an afternoon of    Relaxation, Networking and Information . Relax with your lunch,try a hand massage, chat to healthy living champions & health professionals,…

New online advice resource Advice Local

Published 6/08/2014

  Lasa has recently launched a new web resource called advicelocal, covering all 33 London boroughs. The site offers access to welfare law, housing, debt and social care topics and includes a searchable…

The NHS Complaints Advocacy Service

Published 7/07/2014

VoiceAbility is the new provider of NHS Complaints Advocacy for 29 of the 33 London Boroughs and covers Lambeth.  www.nhscomplaintsadvocacy.org NHS Complaints Advocacy supports people through the…

New drop in at “We Are 336” for victims of crime

Published 7/07/2014

Free resource and courses about dementia

Published 11/06/2014

Improving Dementia Education & Awareness   IDEA is a free online resource, aimed at improving the care and quality of life for people with dementia. To find out more, visit their website

Care Curry Fridays are back on!

Published 10/06/2014

Sue & Leonardo Care Curry Meet ups, Oasis Cafe, 2 Rookery Road, Clapham SW4 9DD First Friday of the month. 6.30pm to 9pm. £3 for Tikka, £7 for curry and drink.  Meet, moan, sometimes…

Round up of events in Lambeth for May

Published 28/04/2014

Provided by Lambeth Resolve, an excellent resource of what is going on around Lambeth during the month of May, click link below - Roundup of events around Lambeth in May

Short survey for carers of Older Adults

Published 7/04/2014

In the run up to National Carer's week Helena Taylor-Knox at the Power of the Story Project, South London & Maudsley's Older Adults have created a short survey to find out what they can do…

Did you know about the latest Age UK London Opinion Exchange Update?

Published 7/04/2014

The Age UK London Opinion Exchange is a new website from Age UK London. It is part of the organisation’s ‘Fit 4 Purpose’ project, which is funded by London Councils. The Opinion Exchange…

Mobile Meadow, fun project with plants

Published 18/03/2014

Join them to create a mobile meadow within the urban landscape of Elephant & Castle Guerrilla Gardener Richard Reynolds, whose nocturnal gardening on public land without permission has led to him becoming…

Carers Hub Low Cost Counselling service

Published 13/03/2014

LOW – COST COUNSELLING SERVICE Introduction Lambeth Carers Hub have been facilitating access to low-cost counselling since December 2013.  This information sheet has been produced jointly by…

Dear friends, A big and heartfelt thank you to all of you for supporting our Celebrating age event

Published 6/11/2013

The event raised more than £500 – which covers for our cost of catering for over 3 weeks and, naturally, I am very grateful for all the help I have had.  I hope that those of you who came…

Potted History

Published 18/10/2013

Protecting London’s Wildlife for the Future Registered Charity Number 283895 Grow your own fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers Make teas, remedies and preserves to enjoy and take away Share your…

The Age UK London Opinion exchange has now launched!

Published 6/09/2013

Dear all   The Age UK London Opinion exchange has now launched! The Opinion Exchange features opinion pieces and discussion forums to trigger debate and ensure older people’s organisations are…

Celebrate the golden days of cinema at a Reminiscence screening near you!

Published 2/05/2013

Reminiscence screenings are regular movie showings for anyone who enjoys a bit of cinematic nostalgia - film lovers young and old are treated to a slice of film history and a complimentary…

Big Health Day - Lambeth Learning Disability Partnership Board

Published 26/04/2013

To find out more, please click here

over 65 and need a break?  NBFA can help

Published 17/09/2012

National Benevolent Fund for the Aged (NBFA) provide regular outings and trips for people in Lambeth over the age of 65... some of the breaks they offer are free if you meet their eligiblity criteria...…

Free Break - Away holiday to Bracklesham Bay

Published 17/08/2012

  NBFA are offering People aged over 65 Years on Low incomes a Free Break - Away please click here for more details   -    Aged 65 or over? -    Not been on holiday…

Reminiscence Screenings at Picturehouse Cinemas

Published 6/08/2012

Please see below for dates and details of August's Reminiscence screenings of Broadway musical 42ND STREET which will be tap-dancing its way across London, plus Greenwich Picturehouse's Classic…

Winter Workers at Age UK Lambeth offering help

Published 7/02/2012

Help is available for older or frail and disabled residents of Lambeth who may suffer because of this cold weather. If you can't get out due to snow, ice, or extreme cold and would like to request…

Age UK is recruiting

Published 7/02/2012

  Are you an older person? Do you care for an older person? Do you have experience of using social and/or health care services for older people? Age UK is currently seeking to recruit people with…

Full of Life weekly group for over 65s

Published 20/12/2011

The Full of Life groups will be held at the following venues and times: Monday               11-12                    …

Older Adults

Published 15/12/2011

The Vida Walsh activity Centre is in salton Road, Brixton and it sits on the edge of Windrush Square. The Centre is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays offering a range of activities for people over…

Free Information and Education meetings starting in January 2012.

Published 15/12/2011

Are you looking after someone with dementia? You are invited to a series of free Information and Education meetings starting in January 2012. You may be a spouse or partner, a son or daughter, a sibling…