Housing for People with Sight Loss

Factsheet 26 is for readers who are involved with general needs and supported housing, including extra care housing: commissioners, providers, managers of housing with care and/or support.

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Pension Credit

Pension Credit, is a means-tested benefit for older people who have a relatively low income and have reached the qualifying age. Because it is means-tested, your personal circumstances and the level of your income, savings and any other capital determine if you qualify for it, and how much you will get. It is not taxable. […]

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Guidelines on producing printed materials that are accessible to people who are blind or partially sighted

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Attendance Allowance how to make an effective claim

This factsheet is about Attendance Allowance (AA), a benefit paid by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to people who have reached State Pension age who need help with personal care because of a disability or a health problem, such as sight loss. Many thousands of people with severe sight loss receive AA. You […]

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Getting on A quick reference guide to services for people with a visual impairment

Information about the services for sight impaired people, and how to access them. Includes needs assessment, money, housing, consumer services, transport, leisure etc

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Guiding

Practical information and tips about guiding someone who is blind or partially sighted

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Registration as blind or partially sighted

Explanation of the system for registration and getting help from social services, for people who are blind or partially sighted

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