Shielding – sharing your experiences forum

Shielding Forum Flyer_Web_Final   Monday 13 December 2021 Have you or a loved one been shielding during the Covid-19 pandemic? Merton Council invites you to a virtual listening session to hear your experiences of shielding and the impact it has had on you, your family and the people you care for. We would like to […]

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News from the RNIB

News from the RNIB   Travel with confidence Our updated Confident Living Travel guide is now available to download. In this leaflet, we’ve put together information about travel services and the assistance that’s available along with useful tips to help you get out and about confidently. This guidance includes information on walking, public transport, community […]

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Energy Saving Handbook

Energy Saving Handbook   Local environmental charity Sustainable Merton introduce a new free resource to help Merton residents save money and stay warm   Founded in 2007, Sustainable Merton aims to make Merton a healthier, happier, and more sustainable place to live and work.   The Energy Saving Handbook contains useful information for everyone  including […]

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The MertonVision Lunch Club is back!

The MertonVision Lunch Club is back!   Our popular and busy lunch returns Thursday 7th October   12:30 – 2:30   Enjoy a wonderful home cooked 2 course meal with refreshments   All for £5:00   Our first lunch will be a roast – always a favourite!   Enjoy either roast beef or roast chicken […]

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BAME Vision Workshops for National Eye Health Week

BAME Vision – NEHW Workshop Itinerary 2021[7041] BAME Vision, in collaboration with eye care professionals and people with lived experience, are facilitating a series of informative workshops around this year’s themes of National Eye Health Week. This year, National Eye Health Week runs from the 20th – 26th September 2021   You can find the […]

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Merton Libraries: Join us this summer…

Our sensory libraries are OPEN!   All of our children’s libraries have unique themes and are equipped with sensory equipment, specialist SEND book stock and specially adapted toys that can be borrowed. In addition to this we have a fantastic SEND events and activities programme available, including Bag Book stories, stay and play sessions, and […]

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New building update

MertonVision is very pleased to announce that the new Guardian Centre building application was successfully granted on 15 July 2021.   This project will be in partnership with our CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) to provide a shared building for MertonVision and the Colliers Wood GP Surgery.   We have no confirmed dates at this time […]

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NHS Merton Engagement with Merton Vision – Friday 20th August – 2-3pm

Invitation to Zoom meeting with NHS Merton   Aman Nathan, the Patient and Public Engagement Manager for NHS Merton would like to attend a virtual session with MertonVision clients. A special meeting has been arranged for Friday 20th August from 2-3 pm.   Meeting details: Wendy Walsh is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. […]

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7 smart tech developments for people who are blind or have low vision

It’s estimated that there are about 36 million people in the world who are blind, and a further 216 million who live with moderate to severe visual impairments. Although the World Health Organization points out that up to 80% of vision impairment around the world is avoidable with better access to treatment, the number of people who are […]

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