Elderly Care

Tibbs Dementia Services

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.

Telephone: 07795 177 948

Email: contact@tibbsdementia.co.uk

Website: www.tibbsdementia.co.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

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 

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 314 093

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.bedford.gov.uk/oakley

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 757 900

Website: www.cinnamon.org.uk

Email: volunteer@cinnamon.org.uk

Dementia

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

Walking Football

A weekly sociable group for people with dementia (or significant cognitive impairment) and/or their family carers, friends & supporters, to enjoy playing walking football in a supported, understanding setting.

Website: www.tibbsdementia.co.uk/walking-football

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

Bedford Angel Domino Team

Bedford Angel Domino Club is primarily a social group offering senior citizens within the African and Caribbean Community to participate in activities that take them out of living in isolation and become active within the community.

Telephone: 07774 573 599

Email: angelsdominoteam@gmail.com

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

Care Choices

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

Telephone: 0800 389 2077

Website: www.carechoices.co.uk

Silver Line

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

Telephone: 0800 470 8090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Age UK Bedfordshire

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 they work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk