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10 reasons to stop smoking

Smoking is bad for your health, but exactly how will stopping make life better? Here are 10 ways your health will improve when you stop smoking. Stopping smoking lets you breathe more easily People breathe more easily and cough less when they give up smoking because their lung capacity…

Access

  Sometimes it's not easy to get to all the places that you want to visit, perhaps because you have a physical disability, are an older person, or find getting around difficult. Planning ahead can make things easier because you can contact the places you…

Access to your social care records

Why do we keep social care records? We need to keep information to make sure we are providing the right services to you and to show how we are spending public money. We may also be given information about you by someone else such as…

Advocacy service for residents

What does an advocate do? How your advocate helps you is up to you – they're there to support your choices. For example, they can: listen to your views and concerns help you explore your options and rights (without advising you in any certain direction)…

After caring-getting your career back on track

You may want to return to work once your caring role ends. If you have given up work to become a full-time carer or have not been able to take up paid employment before because of your caring responsibilities, you may want to get your…

Ageing Well Programme

Barking and Dagenham's Ageing Well programme   Ageing Well is a health and wellbeing programme that provides a programme of activities for people aged 60 years or over within Barking and Dagenham. The programme is designed to have low cost, local sessions that are fun…

Annual Reports

The Safeguarding Adults Board produces and publishes an anuual report every year.  Here you will be able to view all of our annual reports.  Below are all of the Annual Report that have been published so far including this years report 2017 - 18: Annual…

Approved meal suppliers

Home Meals If you are having difficulty making your own meals at home, you can have meals delivered or hire help with meal preparation. There are different ways you can do this and we have listed some choices below. You can make your own arrangements…

Are you a carer?

As a carer, you may help with tasks such as getting up and going to bed, washing, dressing, using the toilet, shopping, cleaning, laundry and making meals. The care may mean keeping an eye on people who are confused or at risk if not supervised,…
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