Carers

  • Carers UK

    They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

    Phone
    0808 808 7777

    Website
    Carers UK

    Email
    info@carersuk.org

  • Dementia Hub

    The Merton Dementia Hub will offer a range of services for both carers and people with dementia, family and friends.

    Website
    www.merton.gov.uk

    Phone
    020 8685 1771

    Email
    info@mvsc.co.uk

  • Carers Support Merton

    Carers Support Merton is an independent charity formed in 1991 by a group of local carers. They exist to support unpaid carers from the age of 5 in Merton to stay well and live a fulfilling life.

    Phone
    020 8646 7515

    Website
    www.csmerton.org.uk

    Email
    Info@csmerton.org

  • Merton IASS

    Merton SEND IAS provides free impartial support, advice and training to parents of children with special educational needs and those at risk of exclusion.

    Phone
    0208 543 8854

    Website
    Merton Special Educational Needs Information, Advice and Support Service (MIASS)

    Email
    chirs.wilson@merton.gov.uk

  • Social care and support guide

    If you or someone you know needs help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability, this guide explains your options and where you can get support.

    Website
    NHS: Social care and support guide

  • Occupational Therapy

    Specialist equipment and adaptations to help people with a physical disability stay independent in their own homes and in everyday life.

    Phone
    020 8545 4428

    Email
    ssotduty@merton.gov.uk

  • Weight Management

    Adults
    For free tips and support in achieving weight management goals and eating well Telephone triage.
    Children
    Alive ‘N’ Kicking provide free weight management service for children 4 – 19 years. Sessions are delivered across the Borough at Various times.

    Phone adults
    020 8973 3545 

    Children
    020 8646 7795

    Website
    www.oneyoumerton.org

  • Morden Eye Centre

    Optician Home Visits. This service is for people that have a physical ailment or disability that prevents them from visiting a local optician. The service also provides low vision tests in the home. Weekly visits are scheduled every Wednesday, subject to availability with emergency appointments available 48 hours in advance

    Phone
    020 8648 3503

    Website
    www.mordeneyecentre.co.uk

  • Domiciliary Dental Practice

    Merton and Sutton patients can access home based dental and hygienist services for those who are housebound. The service is available for those who are elderly and housebound or have long term conditions such as Alzheimer’s or Dementia.

    Website
    www.mydentist.co.uk

    Phone
    020 8640 9673

    Email
    info-ddp@idhgroup.co.uk

  • Merton Vision

    The University of the Third Age (U3A) host a number of courses, groups and activities for older people in Merton including language and reading groups and games and sporting activities.

    Phone
    020 8540 5446

    Website
    www.mertonvision.org.uk

    Email
    info@mertonvision.org.uk

  • Raynes Park Bereavement Service

    The service provides free and confidential one to one support to people who have had a bereavement, recently or in the past.  This service is provided by volunteers who have been vetted, trained and are supported by professional counsellors. It is being provided primarily for people living in the Raynes Park area, but it is open to requests from elsewhere.

    Phone
    07914 263420

    Email
    raynesparkbereavement@gmail.com

  • Compass Bereavement Service

    Compass offers a one-to-one service that can help with advice, information and support pre and post bereavement. Compass provides face to face support, talking therapy, information and resources, as well as telephone and online support. This service is free of charge for Merton residents and those registered with a Merton GP.

    Phone
    020 8946 0735

    Website
    www.compassbereavement.org.uk

  • Carers Trust

    Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. Network partners support carers throughout the UK

    Phone
    0300 772 9600

    Website
    www.carers.org

    Email
    info@carers.org

  • Carers Centre: Sutton

    Sutton Carers Centre offers information and advice, support, training and workshops and also has a specialist mental health team.

    Phone
    020 8296 5611

    Website
    bereavement – Compass

    Email
    enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.org

  • MSK Musculoskeletal Conditions

    Telephone Triage for Physiotherapy. Self referral is made by telephoning the service

    Phone
    020 3795 3430

  • Merton Mental Health Learning Disability Team

    This service is for people with a learning disability, underlying mental health problems and complex needs living in Merton borough.

    Website
    www.swlstg.nhs.uk

  • Wimbledon Guild

    Wimbledon Guild aim to improve the lives of people who live, work or study in Merton to help them live their life to the full. Their team of caring and friendly staff and volunteers are there to listen, understand the needs and concerns, and support patients with mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.

    Phone
    020 8946 0735

    Website
    www.wimbledonguild.co.uk

    Email
    Sutton-Merton@ank.uk.com

  • Dial-a-Ride

    To use Dial a Ride the patient must be a member and will need to pre-book trips. There are no fares charged for this service. An adult must always accompany a child aged under 11, although other passengers may need to be escorted if necessary.
    To qualify patients must have a long term disability and are unable to use public transport

    Website
    www.tfl.gov.uk

    Phone
    0343 222 7777

  • Age UK Merton

    Information and advice on a range of topics including care, health and housing

    Website
    www.ageuk.org.uk

    Phone
    020 8648 5792

    Email
    info@ageukmerton.org.uk

  • Learning Disability Team

    Services for adults with learning disabilities. If they are aged between 18 and retirement age (65 for men and 60 for women) with a learning disability and live in the London Borough of Merton or are placed or supported by Merton Council, they can get help and support from a team of specialist Health and Social Workers.

    Website
    www.merton.gov.uk

    Phone
    020 8545 4430