Rehabilitation For Visually Impaired People

What does it do?

Information can be given about:

  • mobility
  • communication
  • independent living skills
  • assessment
  • specialist environmental aids

The aim of the service is to enable people with a visual impairment to live as normal a life as possible. Rehabilitation staff can give guidance about a range of issues such as the activities of daily life, communication and mobility. Frequently they will be able to help people with visual impairments to achieve a greater independence and a better quality of life.
The service can also provide advice about communication aids such as Braille, Moon, keyboard skills and recorded information.

Who it is for?

The rehabilitation service provides specialist assessment, training, information and advice to people with visual impairments (and their carers).

Where it is available?

Local service (Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, South Ribble, West Lancashire, Wyre, Burnley, Chorley, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale).

How to access or apply for it:

For further information call:
0845 053 0009
or Email: acscustomer.services@lancashire.gov.uk

Additional information:

Opening hours are: 8.45am - 5.00pm

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

08/02/2012
Provider
County Hall, Fishergate, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 8XJ