CaddingtonCare is a voluntary organisation of local residents committed to helping
the people of Caddington, whenever there is a need, whatever their age.
Transport to hospital, clinic, doctors and dentists. If you are having trouble getting there, make your journey less stressful by letting CaddingtonCare help. Shopping, small errands, collecting pensions or prescriptions.
Leaflets are available on the reception desk.
Volunteers are always needed!
If you have time that can be put to good use by helping a neighbour, or have transport available at short notice, then please telephone
CaddingtonCare 07548 264672
Good Neighbour Scheme
Is available to anyone over 18 who lives in the Parish of Aley Green, Pepperstock, Slip End or Woodside. Phone line available Monday to Sunday between 9am and 5pm.
They can help you with occasional:
Lits to and from hospitals, clinics, doctors and other appointments.
Befriending/sitting with someone
Light household duties around the house or garden
Some out of pocket expenses may be applicable and will be agreed beforehand.
Good Neighbour Scheme 07513 372415
Are you a carer? You might like to contact the following for help and advice.
Carers in Bedfordshire
Telephone: 01234 214914
Support for Carers - Caring for an older person can be a rewarding but challenging job. Our local Age UKs offer much-needed practical and emotional support to unpaid carers and provide opportunities for respite from caring duties.
Looking after someone guide | Carers UK - A guide with tips, advice and support for unpaid carers
Taking a break - Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.
What are your rights as a carer? - Caring can be all-consuming and it can be difficult to see what support you are legally entitled to as an unpaid carer. This section brings together key guidance and sources of support to help you.
Finance and Law
Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.
Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role
Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to
Advice for when carers find they have to take over the legal affairs of the person they are looking after