Kent Association for the Blind (KAB)

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  • Address: KAB Sight Centre, 72 College Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6SJ
  • Tel:01622 358995
  • Minicom:01622 691 357
  • Email: enquiry@kab.org.uk
  • Web:www.kab.org.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am-5pm
    • Tuesday 9am-5pm
    • Wednesday 9am-5pm
    • Thursday 9am-5pm
    • Friday 9am-5pm
    • Saturday Closed
    • Sunday Closed

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Description

KAB, through contracts with Local Authorities, provides a comprehensive service to sight impaired people of any age or ability with all levels of sight loss.

Rehabilitation Teams operate from local bases, mainly assessing individuals in their own homes. The Rehabilitation Service includes emotional support, benefits advice, mobility training, independent living skills, low vision assessment and equipment provision.

KAB Sight Centres provide training courses in daily living skills and IT, resource rooms for introduction to the latest specialist equipment, low vision clinics and meeting places for specialist groups such as Macular degeneration and Glaucoma support groups. Specialist services are available for children, people with learning disabilities and deafblind people.

KAB also offers Talking Newspaper Services, transcription services, environmental assessments and accessibility services.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Volunteering
  • Health and social care
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Trips and outings
  • Short breaks
  • Support groups
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Large print transcription
  • Book clubs
  • Eye health advice

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  • This organisation was verified on 3 May 2016