The price of defunding prevention

Radical change is needed to ensure that health and social care systems are not overwhelmed by the rising tide of frailty, argues Staywell Chief Executive, Shane Brennan. Read more

The Ripple Effect: why giving to local charities matters

Feeling overwhelmed by a world filled with global challenges? Giving to a local charity is not just a good deed but a transformative act with significant impact, says Chair of Trustees, Bob Phillips. Read more

Why giving your time is good for you

Engaging in meaningful service is not only crucial to the resilience of our communities, it can also help us feel better emotionally and physically. Read more

Money worries this winter? Help is available.

The cost of living remains a big issue this winter. If you're worried about covering heating costs and other essential bills, there's help available. Read more

Are you an unpaid carer?

If you provide regular unpaid help and support to a loved one who’s struggling to cope alone, then you’re a carer and may be entitled to valuable support. Read more

Bob Phillips is Staywell's new Chair

Bob Phillips has been elected as Staywell's new Chair, taking over from Debbie Stinson, who has stepped down after extending her term to see the organisation through the Covid crisis. Read more

Health and social care plan falls short

This week the government released its health and social care plan - it falls far short of what is needed, argues Staywell CEO Shane Brennan. Read more

Loneliness - how making connections can help

How Staywell's In Touch telephone befriending service is helping alleviate loneliness Read more

Never too early or too late for dementia prevention

says Consultant Psychiatrist and Chair of Staywell, Dr Debbie Stinson Read more

2020-21: the year of Covid-19

This last year has been Staywell's busiest ever. Here is a snapshot of our last 12 months' activity during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

Kingston Health and Care Plan

Staywell's work is featured in the new Health and Care Plan for Kingston Read more

Raleigh House - a dementia journey

Ten years ago when Cathy Weight joined Staywell as manager of Raleigh House, there were no people living with dementia using the service. Here's how we changed that. Read more