Housing for Women
A dedicated Older Residents’ Officer to assist older residents (defined as aged 60 and over). They focus on assisting our residents in their existing homes as well as exploring other housing options as their individual requirements change.
020 7501 6120
Living with Arthritis
Find out more about managing pain and fatigue, how healthy eating can help your arthritis, how to manage work and arthritis and the impact exercise can have on your arthritis. If your child has arthritis find out what help and support is available for you and your child.
A needs assessment is the first step towards getting help and support at home.
A needs assessment is to discuss care needs. The aim is to reach an agreement about what help can be provided by Merton Council’s Community Care Department. Patient, Relative or Friend can Self-Refer
020 8545 4388
Fire Safety Visit
London Fire Brigade want to stop fires from happening and people are far less likely to have a fire in their home if they have received a home fire safety visit. That is why London Fire Brigade offer them free, to help make people safer.
0800 028 4428
Book a home fire safety visit
Merton Befriending Service
Merton Befriending Service is open to any isolated person over 65 living in Merton who is housebound, living alone, recently bereaved or with a diagnosis of a long term condition. Clients will be matched with a volunteer who will make a weekly social visit.
Age UK Merton
020 8648 5792
The Wimbledon Guild
020 8946 0735
The Merton Dementia Hub offers a range of services for both carers and people with dementia, family and friends. Delivered in partnership with South West London and St George’s Health Trust, a range of statutory services and other voluntary organisations, these services include Carers information and support groups (CrISP), a memory clinic, dementia cafés, a range of support groups for both people with dementia and carers and a number of other services (e.g. podiatry and dentistry). Our Dementia Adviser and Dementia Support Workers will also be on hand to offer advice and arrange home visits if required.
Merton Dementia Hub
The Domiciliary Dental Practice
Merton & Sutton patients can access home based dental & 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. The service also caters for those with physical disabilities or learning difficulties.
020 8640 9673