Residents of Carter House Care Home in Raynes Park were treated to a celebratory afternoon tea event on Thursday 1 February to mark the annual Dignity Action Day celebrations. Dignity […]
Parents of children aged two and three are being reminded that they can help protect their little ones from flu this winter with one simple free nasal spray available from […]
Merton Shared Lives Scheme, which supports vulnerable adults to live independently, has been rated Good by the Care Quality Commission, following a recent inspection.
Technology is being used to enable older and vulnerable people to live independently at home. Merton council is showcasing its MASCOT Telecare service to mark Telehealthcare Awareness Day on Friday […]
A new campaign has been launched calling upon residents and businesses help make Merton a dementia friendly borough by 2020. Dementia Friendly Merton is supported by Merton Council, Merton Clinical […]
Christmas can be a lonely time for the elderly. Thanks to the children of St John Fisher Primary School though, nearly 200 elderly people in the local Merton community […]
The Mayor of Merton, Councillor Brenda Fraser spent last week visiting care homes, day centres and lunch clubs across the borough, to mark Silver Sunday; a national celebration of older […]
Children want to arrange coffee mornings, cake sales and tea dances to help stop their elderly neighbours feeling lonely or isolated.
Residents aged 65 and over in Merton are being encouraged to have a free flu vaccination to help them stay healthy this winter. Older people are at greater risk of […]
Merton Council’s trading standards officers saved an elderly woman from being conned out of thousands of pounds when a rogue trader demanded money for bogus work to her home.