Tag Archives: older people

Westminster Labour calls for Council action to support the Windrush Generation

Westminster is proud to be home to some of London’s longest established British African-Caribbean communities. Given the deep concern felt by many older residents of the ‘Windrush Generation’ as a result of the policies of the current Government, Labour believes … Continue reading

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Labour will improve Westminster’s care for the elderly and vulnerable

Getting the right support for elderly and vulnerable people in Westminster will be central to the agenda of a Labour-led Westminster Council if we were to be elected on May 3rd. Labour will improve the way in which adult social … Continue reading

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Call for urgent review of standards in Westminster Care Homes

Labour Councillors have called for the Council’s Health & Social Care Scrutiny Committee to investigate the findings of a report from a ‘Which’ investigation into standards in Care Homes across the country which has revealed that Westminster is the worst … Continue reading

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Labour Plan for raising more cash for public services in Westminster

Westminster Labour Councillors have launched a 5 Point Plan which could raise millions of pounds for public services from wealthy residents who currently pay the lowest Council Tax in the UK and who want to pay more to resurrect local … Continue reading

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Labour Councillors call for action on Health & Social Care in Westminster

Labour Councillors have called for action on Health & Social Care in Westminster and will be raising these issues at the next Council meeting on Wednesday 25th January at Porchester Hall. Labour Councillors have tabled a motion to be moved … Continue reading

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Care homes tell the old and vulnerable: ‘No vacancies in Westminster’

According to the ‘West End Extra’ “Vulnerable elderly people are being put up in care homes outside Westminster leading to concerns they are missing out on much-needed ­visits from friends and relatives. Joan O’Connell, 62, says she knows of two … Continue reading

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Befriending Services in Westminster

Recently we have noticed there are more requests from residents about Befriending Services. This is to be expected when one in five older people in England say they have no one to turn to. Also, 45% of homes in Westminster … Continue reading

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