Kent Association for the Blind (KAB) Sight Centre East

User rating: 5 stars

  • Address: 51 London Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8LF
  • Tel:01227 76 33 66
  • Email: rehab.canterbury@kab.org.uk
  • Web:www.kab.org
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am to 5pm
    • Tuesday 9am to 5pm
    • Wednesday 9am to 5pm
    • Thursday 9am to 5pm
    • Friday 9am to 5pm

Map for Kent Association for the Blind (KAB) Sight Centre East

Organisation details

Description

KAB's Sight Centre in Canterbury provides rehabilitation services for local blind and partially sighted people, through a contract with Kent County Council. East Team covers Swale, Canterbury, Thanet, Dover, Ashford and Shepway boroughs.

The Sight Centre also offers:
- a resource room displaying a range of equipment
- rehabiliation worker to help with skills, advise on benefits and signpost to other organisations
- a low vision clinics offering assessment, low vision aids including magnifiers, and advice on making the most of your sight
- Skills Training courses for people with all levels of sight impairment
- Awareness Training courses for carers and professional workers
- Meeting spaces for events and specialist support groups
- IT and assistive technology training

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Social functions
  • Support groups
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Eye health advice

1 user review

  1. mr john vidler

    13 October 2013

    User rating: 5 stars

    I have just completed a four week awareness course here spot on very good and brill staff.

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