Social Prescribing (Self-Care) Directory

Self-Care Directory

The Social Prescribing (Self-Care) directory has been created to improve links between health professionals and the voluntary and community sector.

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Attend ABI is a service designed to support adults who have an acquired and non-progressive brain injury. It aims to support individuals and their carers to build confidence particularly through the development of new experiences and networks. The service is aimed at clients who have substantially completed their medical rehabilitation but who do not feel ready, or need additional support, to engage meaningfully with their local community.

Attend ABI is a service designed to support adults who have an acquired and non-progressive brain injury. It aims to support individuals to build confidence particularly through the development of new experiences and networks. The service is aimed at clients who have substantially completed their medical rehabilitation but who do not feel ready, or need additional support, to engage meaningfully with their local community.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Various activities on offer at several centres across the borough including Tai Chi, Badminton, Cycling, Walking, Yoga, Boxing and lots more.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

A class for busy mothers to enjoy a moment for themselves. Zumba classes, aerobics, yogalates – it is up to the participants to decide on the activities.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

We offer a variety of opportunities for adults over eighteen years old to take part in sport and physical activity, including health walks, yoga, line dancing, and zumba classes.
If you are worried about your health and want to learn how to manage your weight or get fit, one of our special programmes could help

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

The centre offers a variety of physical fitness programmes, computing, pottery, recovery groups, a safe space (drop in), subsidised lunches, walking group, a badminton & table tennis group, gardening and a women's group.

Opening hours
Office - Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm.
Drop in hours: Monday 10am - 1pm; Tuesday 10am - 1pm; Wednesday 1pm - 4pm; Thursday 1pm - 4pm; Friday 10am - 1pm

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Information on Attendance Allowance; Pension Credit; free TV Licence; benefits for carers etc. provided by an Advice Team

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

The CAIA provides confidential independent information and advice. Our Advice Worker is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Friday from 9.00am-4.00pm.
Due to high demand for our services we ask that you book an appointment with us before attending to avoid any disappointment. You can do this by calling us on 020 8992 4621. Alternatively, you can email us or make an enquiry via our contact form and we will respond at the next available opportunity.
MAIN AREAS OF ADVICE PROVIDED
Immigration Issues – OISC Level 1
National Asylum Support Services
Housing
Welfare Benefits

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Advocacy under the Care Act is for person’s without a diagnosed impairment

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster

What is befriending?
Our Befriending volunteers help to combat loneliness and isolation by making regular visits to older people in their homes, providing companionship and a listening ear.

Who is the service for?
This service is open to residents of Kensington & Chelsea who are aged 55 and over. If you find it difficult to get out and about, and are on your own for long periods of time, a volunteer befriender could be right for you.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Age UK Kensington & Chelsea work to promote independence, improve wellbeing and reduce isolation by providing companionship, advice and support to older people in Kensington & Chelsea. Services include information and advice, dementia support, health promotion events, befriending, escorting, gardening, practical help, intergenerational projects and many social groups and outings.

Where they Work: Queen's Park & Paddington, Kensington & Chelsea