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St Mary's Hospital (ECLO Service)

Address:
Eye Clinic, St Mary's Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5TG
Tel:
07885 210 891
Opening Times:
Tuesday
9AM - 5PM
Wednesday
9AM - 5PM
Thursday
9AM - 5PM
Friday
9AM - 1PM

Map for St Mary's Hospital (ECLO Service)

Organisation details

Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs), or similar early intervention support staff, work closely with medical and nursing staff in the eye clinic, and the sensory team in social services. They provide those recently diagnosed with an eye condition with the practical and emotional support which they need to understand their diagnosis, deal with their sight loss and maintain their independence.

Most importantly, ECLOs have the time to dedicate to patients following consultation, so that they can discuss the impact the condition may have on their life.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Employment advice
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Talking newspapers
  • Low vision aids
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Support groups
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Emotional support
  • Assistive technology training
  • Eye health advice
  • ECLO (Eye Clinic Liaison Officer)

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This organisation was verified on 13 April 2021

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