Helping visually impaired people in their homes: assistive technology

Findings of a project, commissioned by Thomas Pocklington Trust, that aimed to determine the needs of visually impaired people. This comprised surveys of user needs and existing assistive technology, and a gap analysis. It found a wide range of available

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i2i

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

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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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The housing and support needs of older people with visual impairment

Findings of research commissioned by Thomas Pocklington Trust, who engaged researchers from University College London and Bristol University to examine the housing and support needs of 400 people aged 55 years plus. Findings included little professional r

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Advice on Eyecare

Information about the importance of eye care and description of some common eye conditions affecting older people. Compiled from information provided by Optomise Eyecare

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Attendance Allowance

A brief guide about how blind and partially sighted people can benefit from Attendance Allowance

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Did you know

Factsheet containing facts about visual impairment

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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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