Visual Impairment Service

Description

We provide assessments and support for visually impaired adults, children and young people across Cheshire East. If you are visually impaired, we will also work closely with your family, carers and linked professionals to deliver an effective service that focuses on empowering you to acheive independence within the community.

One of our team will visit your home and talk to you about the support or equipment you may need. Alternatively, a clinic appointment may be offered.This assessment is free and can be arranged by contacting us.

Examples of some of the services we can provide following your assessment are:

  • registration of sight loss - Certification of Vision Impairment
  • rehabilitation support to assist in daily living skills
  • mobility training for safe independent travel
  • equipment provision and demonstration to help with daily living tasks
  • support and advice to assist people with access to activities in their local community
  • referral and signposting to other services, voluntary organisations and groups

Service Details

Locations:
Dean Row Centre, Ringstead Drive, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 2HA (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
Cheshire East Council
Service Type:
Equipment and Adaptations
Age Range:
All ages
Accepted referral methods:
  • Via GP or Health Professional
  • Via Children’s Social Care
  • Via Adult Social Care
  • Via Cheshire East Housing Options Team
  • Via Voluntary Agencies
  • Via Local Area Coordinators
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • All Areas of Cheshire East
Additional Referral Information:
You can also self-refer
Is a referral required?:
Yes
Additional information for assistance with communication:
Information can be provided in various accessible formats please ask.
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible
  • Pushchair Accessible
  • Hoisting Facilities
Age Band:
  • Early Years (Under 5)
  • Children (5-18)
  • Young Adults (14-25)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Older People (65+)
Provides support to:
  • Carers
  • People with dementia
  • People with SEN/learning disabilities
  • People with mental health difficulties
  • Older people
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with sensory impairment
  • People with an acquired brain injury
  • Young Carers
  • People leaving prison
  • Teenage Parents
Sector Type:
  • Public Sector

Opening Times

Days service available:
  • Weekdays only
Opening Times - Monday:
8.30am - 5pm
Opening Times - Tuesday:
8.30am - 5pm
Opening Times - Wednesday:
8.30am - 5pm
Opening Times - Thursday:
8.30am - 5pm
Opening Times - Friday:
8.30am - 4.30pm
Opening Times - Saturday:
Closed
Opening Times - Sunday:
Closed
Additional Opening Times:

This page was last updated on 05 October 2017

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Contact Details

Telephone:
0300 123 5010 option 3
Email:
eastirotteam@cheshireeast.gov.uk