Bedford Carer's Cafe
The Bedford Café is held on the 4th Saturday of the month 13:00 – 16:00
(As from April the time will change to 11.00-14.00)
Care For Carers
Care for carers (link opens in new window) provides information about benefits, health trainer services, anti-bullying websites and adult education.
Telephone: 0300 777 8880
Carers Trust (link opens in new window) can help you to maintain your own health and wellbeing, make your needs and voice heard and provide someone to talk to. They also run play and support schemes for young carers.
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.
Respite At Home
Respite At Home Volunteers West Mid Beds & Ivel Valley provides services to:
- Children/young people
- People with disabilities
- People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
- Elderly/old people
aims to befriend, listen and give practical help to patients with life -limiting illnesses and their families in mid Bedfordshire and Ivel Valley.
Telephone: 01234 743063
Bedfordshire Memory Navigation Service
Carers in Bedfordshire offers a variety of support routes from 1:1 home visits, drop in Memory Gateway groups providing information and advice to weekly Carers Rest meetings where dementia carers can meet, socialise, chat and play games.
Telephone: 0300 111 9090
Carers In Bedfordshire
Carer groups are an excellent opportunity for you to meet carers in similar situations, make new friends, join in with fun and games, have meals out together, listen to guest speakers and learn more about coping with your caring role.
Telephone: 0300 111 1919
They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.
Telephone: 020 7378 4999
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.
Young Carers MK (Milton Keynes Patients Only)
Young carers are 8-19 year olds caring for a family member with a physical or mental illness, a disability, or a drug or alcohol related problem. The person being cared for may be a parent, sibling or other relative living in the same household.
Telephone: 01908 231703