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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Pension Credit for blind and partially sighted pensioners

Explains what is important for claiming Pension Credit. Useful for people who are blind or partially sighted, and those that work with them.

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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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Guiding

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

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Disabled Living Foundation

This website offers information about the right type of equipment that will help you manage your household chores and day-to-day living without having to depend on other people. There are a number of factsheets that you can download, including those on f

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How do I get a hearing aid?

Information about how to get a hearing aid, and the difference between NHS and private hearing aids

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Who we are and What we do

The role of DPTAC, an independent body, is to advise the Government on the transport needs of disabled people. The leaflet includes a phone contact for information on how to plan a journey

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Stay in Touch – A guide to telephones & services for older & disabled people

Comprehensive information about the types of available telephones, special features, equipment, accessories and services for disabled people

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