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TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection spread through inhaling tiny droplets from the coughs or sneezes of an infected person. It mainly affects the lungs, but it can affect any part of the body, including the tummy (abdomen) glands, bones and nervous system. TB is…

Teaching your child everyday skills

When children play, they're learning what they want to learn. Often these will be things you want them to learn, too. Sometimes, though, your child may need some extra help from you to learn the necessary skills they'll need throughout their lives. For example, these skills…

Telecare services (community alarm)

If you live alone and feel vulnerable, you may want to consider getting a community alarm installed. It means you can call for help if you have a fall or become ill.

Tell us if you have a concern about a child or young person

Worried about a child?  If you feel that a child or young person is at immediate risk of harm please call the police on 999 who can provide an immediate response. Alternatively, you can contact your local police on 101 at any time. If you…

Terms and conditions

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is not endorsing any of the products directly in the equipment and living aids marketplace and stresses that there are a range of other products and services that may be of equal or greater benefit. By using this website…

Terms and Conditions of Use

By registering with this website, you agree to these terms and conditions ("Terms").  Please read the Terms carefully as they set out your rights and obligation.  They also provide information on how you can submit material (“Content”) and how this will be used. IF WE…

Time to Talk Day - 7 February

Thursday 7 February is Time to Talk Day – a day when everyone is encouraged to have a conversation about mental health. Having conversations about mental health helps break down stereotypes, improve relationships, aid recovery and take the stigma out of something that affects us all. Anywhere can be the right…

Tips for caring for a disabled child

Caring for a disabled child can make your daily parenting duties, such as feeding, toilet training and getting them to sleep, more challenging. Read on for advice and information, or click on the links below to take you to a particular area of interest:  Feeding…

Top-up payments for Care Homes

If you choose a care home more expensive than our agreed rate then a top-up payment might be needed. The agreed rate is what we have determined to be a fair and reasonable rate for care homes in an area.  If your care needs are…

Trafficking

What is trafficking? Trafficking is defined as: ‘The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power, or a position of…
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