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
Information about finding care and support for adults and elderly relatives.
Telephone: 0800 389 2077
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.
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.
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
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.
Telephone: 01582 456 812
Bedfordshire Memory Navigation Service
Local support for people with memory loss and dementia, and for their carers.
Telephone: 0300 111 9090
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.
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.
Telephone: 01234 360 510
Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.
Telephone: 0800 888 6678
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
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