Elderly Care

Bedfordshire Dementia Intensive Support Service (DISS)

DISS offers specialist support to those living with dementia, as well as the family, carers and professionals caring for those with dementia.

Telephone: 07880 078846

Email: elft.diss@nhs.net

Older People's CMHTs

Mental health support for service users already registered with teams.

Mid-Bedfordshire: 01767 224181
South-Bedfordshire: 01582 657588

Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society believe passionately that life doesn’t end when dementia begins. They are here for anyone affected by dementia, and they do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.

Telephone: 0300 222 1122

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Homecare Laundry MK

Milton Keynes Council’s Laundry Service operates a professional service across the Milton Keynes area, for anyone who has a current care need or requires short term support with their washing and ironing.

Website: www.milton-keynes.gov.uk

Silver Line

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

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Age UK

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

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Bedford Memory Assessment

Support for people who are concerned that they may have a memory problem.
Your GP can contact the service to organise an appointment for you.

Your Wellbeing Bedfordshire: Village Agents

Help for older people in Bedford Borough villages.

Village Agents make home visits to older people living in villages in Bedford Borough, to help them with free support & assistance.

All Agents are Disclosure and Barring Service checked and will operate in the strictest of confidence.

Website: www.yourwellbeingbedfordshire.org.uk

Milton Keynes Community Alarm and Telecare Services

Community Alarms work through the telephone to enable people to call for help if they fall, or are taken ill. Telecare works in conjunction with the alarm unit offering a range of wireless sensors that help to manage risks to a person’s health and well being in their own home.

Website: www.milton-keynes.gov.uk

British Red Cross

The British Red Cross provide support at home, transport and mobility aids to help people when they face a crisis in their daily lives.

Website: www.redcross.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