London Borough of Tower Hamlets Sight and Hearing service

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Provides specialist social care services to blind and partially sighted people in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Services include:

- assessment of the needs of visually impaired people
- specialist social work/rehabilitation to referred visually impaired people including daily living skills training, mobility training, etc
- advocacy support and information regarding the range of services available to visually impaired people referred to the sensory impairment team
- loan of practical aids (talking watches, talking clocks, liquid level indicators, signature guides, symbol canes, guide canes, long canes and white walking sticks)
- low vision service, providing low vision assessments.

Services offered:

  • Local authority social care
  • Low vision services
  • Loan equipment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills

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  • This organisation was verified on 13 April 2018