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In accordance with the latest government announcement regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, users should be aware of the instruction to stay at home, and to only leave the house for food, health reasons or essential work. You should also stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people.

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Sight Loss Shropshire

Description:

Sight Loss Shropshire is a registered charity providing support to visually impaired people of all ages who live in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.
 
Their work includes the following:

  • supporting a network of peer support groups for visually impaired people, who meet across the geographic county of Shropshire;
  • providing information and signposting about support and services to visually impaired people and anyone affected by sight loss;
  • providing grants to help visually impaired people to acquire specialist aids and equipment to enable them to maintain and/or regain their independence;
  • providing a volunteer-led Information Point at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to give information and signposting about support and services, and to support the work of the Eye Care Liaison Officer;
  • issuing an audio information CD annually to everyone on the blind and partially sighted registers held by Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council;
  • in partnership with RNIB, delivering free, informal, community-based 'Living with Sight Loss' courses which help people to adjust to their sight condition, increase independence and boost confidence;
  • organising and providing major social events for visually impaired people;
  • contributing to the planning and running of the annual See & Hear Shropshire exhibition;
  • raising awareness of sight loss issues and improving the provision of local sight loss services.

For more information, please follow the links to visit their website and social media.

Venue Details

Address:
Sight Loss Shropshire
The Lantern
Meadow Farm Drive
Harlescott
Shrewsbury
Postcode:
SY1 4NG
View SY1 4NG on a map | Get directions to SY1 4NG
Name:
Clare Humphreys
Telephone:
01743 250808 (Monday to Thursday, 8.15am to 1pm, answerphone at other times)
Email:
sightlossshropshire@shropshire.gov.uk

Contact Details

Website
www.sightlossshropshire.org.uk

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Page last reviewed:
14/05/2020
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