Elderly Care

Alzheimer's UK

The Alzheimer’s Society offers counselling, support, and education for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias’ and their families.  On the website,  enter your postcode for more detailed information about dementia services and support groups in your area.

Telephone: 0300 222 1122

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Care Choices

Information about finding care and support for adults and elderly relatives.

Telephone: 0800 389 2077

Website: www.carechoices.co.uk

Herbert Protocol

The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme designed to help locate people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and memory problems if they go missing. Referrals can be made by anyone (including the individual) via phone or email.

Telephone: 101

Email: dementia@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk 

Oakley Rural Day Centre

They offer elderly clients the opportunity to meet in a warm, friendly atmosphere and participate in a varied activity programme, including exercise, singing, quizzes and crafts, helping to build confidence and self-esteem. Refreshments are provided throughout the day, as well as a hot lunch.

Website: www.oakleyrural.org.uk

Email: info@oakleyrural.org.uk

Cinnamon Trust

Cinnamon Trust is a National Charity for elderly and terminally ill people and their pets, where the owner needs help walking their dog

Telephone: 01736 757900

Website: www.cinnamon.org.uk

Email: volunteer@cinnamon.org.uk

Age Concern Luton

Age Concern Luton is the town’s largest charity working with older people to improve their overall quality of life, receive timely practical help, get out and about and retain dignity in later life.

Facebook: @ageconcernluton

Twitter: @ageconcernluton

Telephone: 01582 456 812

Website: www.ageconcernluton.org.uk

Email: admin@ageconcernluton.org.uk

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 470 8090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Bedfordshire Memory Navigation Service

Local support for people with memory loss and dementia, and for their carers.

Telephone: 0300 111 9090

Website: www.memoryinbeds.org.uk

Dementia Roadmap

The Bedfordshire Dementia Roadmap provides high quality information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and care pathways to assist primary care to support people with dementia and cognitive impairment, their families and carers.

Website: www.dementiaroadmap.info

Mature Citizens Action Group

To inform those residents of the Borough aged 50 or over on matters affecting their lives. They hold open meetings every two months on the 3rd Monday of the month, at the Salvation Army Hall in Commercial Road, Bedford. Meetings start at 09:30. Application for membership to the Secretary.

Telephone: 01234 314093 – Rachel Kirkham

Age UK Bedfordshire

Trained and experienced friendly advisors offer impartial, confidential information and advice on a wide range of issues, from referral to local services and groups within Bedfordshire through to in-depth advice, for example, on benefit entitlements, housing issues, health and social care needs and money worries.

Facebook: @Age-UK-Bedfordshire

Twitter: @AgeUKBeds

Telephone: 01234 360 510

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/bedfordshire

Email: enquiries@ageukbedfordshire.org.uk


Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 169 2081

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Tibbs Dementia Services

Tibbs Dementia Services is a Community Interest Company dedicated to providing a range of accessible services and activities for people living with dementia and their carers within the local community. They strive to be responsive to the needs and ideas of people with dementia and their carers and actively seek to support people with dementia to have a voice and to be heard.

This service is unavailable for Luton Postcode Residents.

Telephone: 07795 177948

Website: www.tibbsdementia.co.uk

Email: contact@tibbsdementia.co.uk