Bedford Care Information

IMPORTANT - HAVE YOU CONTACTED YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITY YET?

 

If you believe you have care and support needs you should contact your local authority.

It has a responsibility to keep its residents safe and to support their general well-being.

We recommend you contact your local authority's social service department ASAP and request a needs assessment.

Bedford Borough Council

Borough Hall

Cauldwell Street

Bedford

MK42 9AP

 

Tel 01234 276094 / 276168

email care@bedford.gov.uk

Paying for Care

Other sources of help & advice

Age UK Bedfordshire

78 - 82 Bromham Road

Bedford

MK40 2QH

 

Age UK Bedfordshire is a local charity based in Bedford and operating throughout the whole

of Bedfordshire and Luton for the benefit of all older people in the County.

 

Tel 01234 360 510

LOOKING FOR A CARE HOME OR OTHER CARE SERVICES?

If you are looking to arrange care in your own home or looking to move into a care home then

click the link below to find the services you need in your area.

NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE & NHS FUNDED NURSING CARE

If you have health-based needs, as well as your social care needs, you may be entitled

to some assistance with meeting the cost of your care in a care home,

or at home, from your local NHS. Click below to read more.

SPECIALIST CARE FEES ADVICE

If you are paying for care it would be wise to investigate the options you have to fund it, the help that may be available and the consequences of running out of money. Click below to read more.

LEGAL MATTERS

When you are in need of care it is important to make sure your legal affairs are in order. This could be making sure

your will is up to date or allowing someone you trust to make decisions about your finances, health and welfare when you can no longer do so yourself. To read more about this and find the best places to find help click below.

OTHER HELP AND ADVICE

AGE UK | INDEPENDENT AGE | ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY | STATE BENEFITS | FUNERAL PLANS 

Paying for Care | Bedford | Central Bedfordshire | Beds | Luton

Long Term Care | Care Advice | Care Fees Advice | Care Fees Planning | Funding Care | Care Homes | Home Care | Care Fees Specialists

Financial Advisers | Care Fees Adviser | Immediate Care Plans | Care Costs | Immediate Care Annuities | Help | Advice | Guidance

Ampthill, Bedford, Biggleswade, Cranfield, Dunstable, Flitwick, Houghton Regis, Leighton Buzzard, Lower Stondon, Luton, Sandy

*This website currently covers the care system in England. There are differences in how care is delivered and funded in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. If you reside in either of these countries we would suggest a good starting point would be the Age UK offices for your country.  Please click the link Northern IrelandScotlandWales