Employing someone to help with your caring responsibilities

Paid carers or personal assistants can help you and your loved one to live independently at home, helping out with shopping, meal preparation, help with medication and respite for family members. If you employ one – using your own money … Read More

Get Ready for Census 2021

Census 2021 will be the first digital-first survey. The census asks questions about individuals, their household, homes, employment, and religious beliefs. This year how homes are heated and sexuality will be new questions asked. All information is anonymised and the actual census … Read More

A practical guide to Healthy Ageing in Slough

Being able to stay healthy in later life is a crucial issue for all of us. Older people, particularly those with multiple long term conditions, including frailty, may not feel supported to look after their own health. This has a … Read More

Web Resources for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists families who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through our free search tool and nationwide database of Alzheimer’s care facilities, families who are in need of care for their loved … Read More

Covid-19 Vaccine – Make sure you know the facts and are sharing the correct information

Covid-19 vaccine – Frequently asked questions Download this information from Public Health Slough about commonly asked questions More information at https://www.publichealthslough.co.uk/campaigns/covidvaccine/

Mass rapid Covid testing comes to Slough – Booking details

Mass rapid testing for residents, even if they do not have Covid symptoms, is being rolled out the council has announced. A new rapid testing centre is being set up at The Centre, Farnham Road offering testing to any resident … Read More

Equipment and Changes to your Home

Most of us want to remain living independently in our homes for as long as we possibly can. But as a carer it can be very worrying when the person you care for is finding it difficult to get dressed … Read More

Carers Rights Day `Know Your Rights’

Thursday 26 November is Carers Rights Day and this year the theme is ‘Know your rights’.  Carers Rights Day is a national campaign that brings organisations together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to … Read More

Re-launch of the Slough Public Health ‘Health At Home’ platform

Slough Public Health has re-launched their Health At Home platform to support residents health and wellbeing whilst spending more time at home. More info at: http://publichealthslough.co.uk/campaigns/health-at-home

What can I do to avoid pressure ulcers?

Slough Safeguarding Partnership have produced a useful guide. Tissue viability Patient Leaflet -2020

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