Welcome to Carers Support Merton

 
Working together to enable unpaid carers to lead a fulfilling life.

Mentor a Young Carer

We're looking for volunteer mentors to inspire Young Carers to reach their full potential and achieve their goals.

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Author: Joe Collins

Annual Review 2019-2020

Read our Annual Review to learn how we support unpaid family Carers in Merton to receive the recognition they deserve and have their voices heard.

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Author: Joe Collins

Merton COVID-19 Community Response Hub

The Merton COVID-19 Community Response Hub offers support and help to isolated households and those at risk from Covid-19.

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Author: Joe Collins

Our Impact

77%

Engagement in education

77% of young carers engaging in our service showed improved attendance and engagement in learning.

100%

Reduced isolation

100% of adult carers engaging in our activities and support groups reported feeling less isolated and alone.

68%

Better lifestyle choices

68% of young carers engaging in our service reported making better lifestyle choices.

Why all the fuss about digital exclusion?

Nada Savitch, Digital Skills Project Coordinator, discusses why tackling digital exclusion in Merton with the help of our volunteer Digital Champions is so important.

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Author: Elizabeth Lloyd-Owen

When you get the Alzheimer's diagnosis… what happens next?

Caring for his wife with dementia, former Merton Carer Robin Thomson learned the importance of putting a support system in place from the beginning.

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Author: Elizabeth Lloyd-Owen

News

  • Carers Week 7-13 June

    Add your voice to the Campaign to Make Caring Visible and Valued. Read more

  • Volunteers' Week 1-7 June

    Join our team of amazing volunteers who are sharing their skills and experience with Carers in Merton. Read more

  • Dementia Action Week 17-23 May

    Former Merton Carer Robin Thomson shares his experience of caring for his wife with dementia and what he wishes he'd known from the beginning. Read more