Update on Face Coverings

DISCLAIMER : The views expressed in this article are not necessarily those of MertonVision and are bought to you in good faith From RNIB: Use of face coverings (England)   23 September 2020   As restrictions to prevent the transmission of coronavirus by people self-isolating are eased, the use of face coverings, as a preventative measure […]

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New Counselling Service

MertonVision are offering a new counselling service with avisually impaired,  qualified therapist  who has experience of working with people in the following areas: • Disability and sight-loss • Long term illness and end-of-life care. • Bereavement and grief • Adult carers • Depression & Anxiety • Domestic abuse The service will offer confidential, person-centred counselling that is free of charge to […]

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Cancellation of SocialLight Social Group

DISCLAIMER: Please note that this group is not organised or supported by MertonVision and is the sole responsibility of the organiser. Hello everyone! This is Imran from the SocialLight group. This is a very important announcement and update regarding the running of the group and the group event meetup get-together which was scheduled to take […]

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We are looking for IT Support Volunteers!

Are you a Tech Guru? Do you want to use your IT skills to help blind and partially sighted people access technology? MertonVision are looking for enthusiastic tech-savvy volunteers to help our clients with a range of tasks including: Accessing the Internet Online shopping Video calling Learning how to use accessible technology Troubleshooting The role […]

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Merton COVID-19 Community Response Hub

Dear all please see the message below from Wimbledon Guild; the views expressed in this message are those of the sender and not necessarily those of the charity. Merton COVID-19 Community Response Hub The Merton COVID-19 Community Response Hub is a partnership between Age UK Merton, Merton Voluntary Service Council and Wimbledon Guild. It was set up in March 2020 to help isolated households […]

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Vacancy: Working Age Outreach Worker

  EMPOWERING THE BLIND TO LIVE A FULLER LIFE  We are recruiting for a Working Age Outreach Worker P/T We can offer you a challenging, developing and rewarding environment, and a competitive salary circa £18,000 – £19,000 depending on experience. Part time 24 hours per week   Please note that this is FTC: 18 months remainder of a 3 […]

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Vacancy: Habilitation Officer

  EMPOWERING THE BLIND TO LIVE A FULLER LIFE We are recruiting for a Habilitation Officer P/T Band 6 (Actual Salary Range £32,400 to £37,500) depending on qualifications and experience 7 hours per week pro rata We are a successful, highly regarded, sight-loss charity offering much needed support to visually impaired children and adults living in Merton. We help […]

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Reopening Survey

Please click the link below to take our Reopening Survey. We would really appreciate your feedback on when and how our services at The Guardian Centre should restart. The survey will be available for the next 4 weeks. Unfortunately we cannot provide a reopening date yet, but we are working on it! The survey is […]

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Kitchen Skills and Recipes

Kitchen skills The kitchen can be the most stressful room in the home and this can be compounded by fear and frustration. It is vital to remember that no matter how straight forward a task may be it can be difficult when someone has a visual impairment. Breaking the job down into simple steps can often help. […]

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