Our Peer Support Group provides local visually impaired people with the opportunity to come together for mutual support, to explore their feelings, discuss their concerns and learn coping strategies so that they can begin to come to terms with what has happened to them and start to re-build their lives.
My Sight Advice Magnification and correct lighting are vital to many of our clients.We are often aware that people struggle to use their magnifier effectively, so have decided to run specialist days to support you in using your magnifier. It may be that you would benefit from a new one, or for some people a different magnification strength would be preferable.
Our Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) based at Queens Medical Centre is available to support patients who are newly diagnosed as having a visual impairment, or those who have had a change in their vision. The ECLO can also provide information on how to register with your local authority, and what beneftis maybe available to you.