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
Telephone: 020 8648 3503
Merton Childrens Services
Children’s centres offer services for parents and carers from pregnancy through to the end of their child’s reception year at school.
Telephone: 03300 539264
Merton SEND IAS provides free impartial support, advice and training to parents of children with special educational needs and those at risk of exclusion.
Telephone: 0208 543 8854
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.
Telephone: 020 8640 9673
MSK Musculoskeletal Conditions
Telephone Triage for Physiotherapy. Self referral is made by telephoning the service
Telephone: 020 3795 3430
Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. Network partners support carers throughout the UK.
Telephone: 0300 772 9600
One You Merton
Carers may experience higher rates of stress, anxiety and depression than non-carers, One You Merton are here to help.
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.
Telephone: 020 8946 0735
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.
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
Telephone: 0343 222 7777
Specialist equipment and adaptations to help people with a physical disability stay independent in their own homes and in everyday life.
Telephone: 020 8545 4428
For free tips and support in achieving weight management goals and eating well Telephone triage.
Alive ‘N’ Kicking provide free weight management service for children 4 – 19 years. Sessions are delivered across the Borough at Various times.
Telephone: Adults: 020 8973 3545
Children: 020 8646 7795
Website: Adults: www.oneyoumerton.org
The Merton Dementia Hub will offer a range of services for both carers and people with dementia, family and friends.
Telephone: 020 8685 1771
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.
Telephone: 020 8540 5446
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.
Telephone: 07914 263420
Carers Centre: Sutton
Sutton Carers Centre offers information and advice, support, training and workshops and also has a specialist mental health team.
Telephone: 020 8296 5611
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.
Telephone: 020 8646 7515
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.
Telephone: 020 8946 0735
Age UK Merton
Information and advice on a range of topics including care, health and housing
Telephone: 020 8648 5792
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.
Telephone: 020 8545 4430