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10-minute workouts

Short on time? Hate the gym? Too tired to exercise after work? These 10-minute workouts are just what you need. These equipment-free fitness routines are great to do at home and short enough for you to easily fit them into your daily schedule. There are six workouts,…

2YO Partnership Pathway

Working together to give Waltham Forest families the best start in their children’s lives. The 2YO Partnership Pathway has been developed jointly by the local authority, health and children and family centre services. The intention of this pathway to give Waltham Forest families the best…

30 hours of free childcare for working parents

All 3 and 4 year olds and some 2 year olds are entitled to 570 hours of free early education and childcare a year. This is usually offered as 15 hours per week for up to 38 weeks a year and is known as the…

5 ways to wellbeing

Good mental health and wellbeing is about keeping well in terms of, how we feel about ourselves and others, our ability to make and keep friends and relationships and being able to overcome challenges in Life. Everyone has a ‘mental health’, therefore there are things…

About dementia

If you're becoming increasingly forgetful, particularly if you're over the age of 65, it may be a good idea to talk to your GP about the early signs of dementia. As you get older, you may find that memory loss becomes a problem. It's normal for…

About the Local Offer

The local offer is a guide to all the services that are available for children and young people in Waltham Forest with special educational needs and/or disabilities aged from birth to 25. We developed our Local Offer with you (parents, carers, and children and young…

Abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults

Everyone has the right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. Abuse and neglect can occur anywhere: in your own home or a public place, while you are in hospital or attending a day centre, or in a college or care home. You may…

Abuse and protection

Everyone has the right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. Get information on identifying abuse, how to report it and where to go for help.

Accommodation

There are options available to you if you need extra support to live at home independently, or are considering moving to somewhere better suited to your needs. These options can allow you to make changes to your home, or to how you do things, so…

Activities for dementia

Keeping an active social life is key to helping someone with dementia feel happy and motivated. There are clubs and activities designed to help people in the same situation, which can be rewarding for both the person with dementia and their families and carers. Everyone needs…
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