Scrapbooks of Barking and Dagenham Branch of Age Concern

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection comprises six scrapbooks, containing newspaper cuttings on the Barking and Dagenham Branch of Age Concern, based at White House, Green Lane (2002-2008), relating to events, as well as issues affecting elderly people in the borough.

Administrative / Biographical History

Age Concern Barking and Dagenham delivers support and care services to the elderly across the borough and is a Federation member of Age Concern England. The organisation was established 60 years ago to 'enable older people living in Barking and Dagenham to maintain their dignity, independence and choice with the support that is necessary for a fulfilled life through the provision of relevant, accessible and high quality services that compliment those provided by statutory services'.

The Barking and Dagenham Branch of Age Concern provides day centre services, some of which specialise in supporting residents suffering with dementia and their carers, as well as a range of other community activities, which include Active Age Centres, befriending, advice and information services, health, home and personal care.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open to research and can be viewed at the Barking and Dagenham Archive and Local Studies Centre. To make an appointment to visit the reading room, please telephone 020 8227 2033 or email at localstudies@lbbd.gov.uk.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Barking and Dagenham Archive and Local Studies Centre in October 2011.

Note

Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Assistant Archivist.

Other Finding Aids

For further information about the contents of this collection, please contact the Barking and Dagenham Archive and Local Studies Centre by telephone 020 8227 2033 or email at localstudies@lbbd.gov.uk.

Conditions Governing Use

For further information about our reprographics and publication charges, please visit our website http://www.lbbd.gov.uk/MuseumsAndHeritage/BoroughArchivesandLocalStudies/Pages/Copyingandreproductionservices.aspx

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