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A carer is a person who is unpaid and looks after or supports someone who needs help with their day-to-day life. This may be because of:

  • their age
  • a long-term illness
  • disability
  • mental health
  • substance misuse

Carers in Bedfordshire is your first point of contact

Carers in Bedfordshire is your first point of contact if you are an unpaid carer. You can get:

  • information and advice
  • a grant to support a carer’s wellbeing that pays for things like a short break, activity, service or training, to improve your own health or wellbeing
  • discount card
  • training
  • counselling
  • relaxation therapy
  • young carers support
  • dementia services
  • Carers Lounge at Bedford hospital
  • Memory Navigation Service