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The Wiser Collective: join or take inspiration from this intergenerational community initiative in Wandsworth
The Wiser Collective: An intergenerational community community initiative in Wandsworth! Claire Redway and Sarah Laffey are two of the local residents behind The Wiser Collective. A community initiative which connects older people and their skills and experience with...read more
You are more than 6 times more likely to be seriously disabled than die, following an injury or illness The article that follows is a personal story, illustrating how the unexpected can suddenly happen and turn everyone’s life upside down. Injuries and illnesses can...read more
Today, Martin Lewis of Money Saving Expert praised Wales for taking up his recommendations for promoting awareness of the laws surrounding council tax reductions for those with severe mental impairments (e.g. dementia patients). The current law states that someone...read more
Elder abuse is rife and happening right now in homes, hospitals and care homes throughout the UK. It is a horrific crime on some of the most vulnerable in our society and as many of us as possible need to know how to spot the signs and help those affected. 4% of the...read more
Older people are often desperate to stay in their own homes, to avoid going into retirement and care homes and to retain their independence. However, ‘aging in place’ – enabling someone to remain in their own home – often requires considerable additional arrangements....read more
To watch the video, insert the password 'scoot'. The purpose of the training is to highlight the hazards which mobility scooter users may encounter whilst out on the roads. The 20 minute video should be useful for both new and existing users. It was developed by the...read more
We were delighted to be contacted by BBC producer and broadcast journalist, John Henry Owen, wanting to film a demonstration of first aid to help someone who has been a victim of knife crime. The segment was being filmed for the BBC in media response to the spate of...read more
N T S S C A M A L E R T
4th March 2019
NTS Scams Team, updating you on the world of scams in the UK.
The Queen sparks concern after being photographed with a 'bruised' hand during her meeting with King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan Queen hosted King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan at Buckingham PalaceBut Twitter users noticed her left hand seemed bruised or...read more
Strokes can happen to anyone at any age, what causes them, how to spot them and what to do. A stroke (or CVA Cerebral Vascular Accident) is a disturbance to the blood flow of the brain caused by a blockage or bleed in one of the blood vessels supplying the brain....read more