Health & well-being

This section provides useful information and links to resources which aim to help everyone improve their physical and mental health. It also provides practical advice on how to make certain your home is safe and secure. 

Useful facts

The Camden Carers Service (CCS) provides information, advice, advocacy; training and activities for any unpaid carer living, working or studying in Camden. 

CCS also provides access to support groups, counselling, health checks, workshops and urgent respite breaks for carers; a hospital discharge service; one-to-one support from a Carer Support Worker and a dedicated Support and Information line which is open 9am to 5pm (7pm on Wednesdays). 

Specialist training and activities for older carers, young adult carers, dementia carers and mental health carers is also available.

Did you know?

  • Poor housing costs the NHS £600m pa - (Care & Repair England)
  • "Age has to be redefined. Some people are old at 40, others are sharp as a tack and active at 80". - Camden citizen
  • The London Borough of Camden’s Councils WISH+ referral hub provides access to a range of Warmth, Income, Safety and Health Services.
  • Age UK Camden has a dedicated Dementia Adviser who is a single point of contact for information and advice along with access to local support services for both residents and landlords. 
  • Cindex is the London Borough of Camden's local community information database. Cindex is part of Camden Council's website. ( Visit related links and resources section)
Age UK - Information guides and factsheets