Portsmouth City Council Sensory Impairment and Deaf Services team

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Our aim is to help people regain or maintain their independence, quality of life and ability to participate as fully as they choose in community affairs and activities.

Our philosophy is one of early intervention, prevention and rehabilitation and we work in partnership with other areas of Portsmouth City Council and with other organisations, both statutory and voluntary, to develop services that are accessible and that meet the needs of potential service users.

The services we offer include:
- advice and information about equipment and services that support independence
- assessment by a specialist team member
- an early intervention service based in the Eye Clinic at Queen Alexandra Hospital
- individual rehabilitation training for people with vision impairment
- a low vision service in partnership with the Health Service and local optometrists
- sensory impairment awareness training

Services offered:

  • Local authority social care
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training

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  • This organisation was verified on 28 October 2016