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Elmbridge Borough Council Social Care Teams

Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD
01372 377 701
Opening Times:
9am - 4.45pm
9am - 4.45pm
9am - 4.45pm
9am - 4.45pm
9am - 4.45pm

Map for Elmbridge Borough Council Social Care Teams

Organisation details

Social care services to blind and partially sighted people are provided by Surrey County Council through Sight for Surrey (whose telephone number and email are above).

Sight for Surrey helps anyone whose eyesight has become a cause for concern, whether they are registered with a sight impairment or not. Helping them lead full and independent lives.

Services include:
- qualified social workers who work alongside you, your family or your carer
- strong team of volunteers who can befriend and support
- specialist technology training
- Presence within hospital eye clinics to advise and support newly-diagnosed people
- innovative projects including children’s recreational trips and an Employment Club. The club provides mentoring to people with a vision impairment in the workplace and those who are seeking employment

Please note that Sight for Surrey also delivers services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing for Surrey Council.

Services offered:

  • Local authority social care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Deafblind Communicator Guide

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This organisation was verified on 28 March 2019

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