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London Borough of Croydon Sensory Impairment Team

Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1EA
020 8726 6500
020 8760 5797

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Organisation details

The Croydon Adult Social Services carry out an assessment of your needs and work with you to decide the best way of meeting the needs we have identified. You can be referred in through your local hospital eye unit, your local optician or by contacting them directly.

The Croydon Adult Social Services also offer a weekly advice session to anyone who requires help or information relating to visual impairment. These sessions are held every Thursday between 1pm and 4pm.

Services include:
- advice on registration
- training in mobility and orientation
- training in independent living and communication skills
- training in low vision skills
- provision of equipment (on long-term loan) to aid daily living after initial assessment
- low vision assessment
- braille teaching on assessment
- information on leisure activities and local and national organizations.

Services offered:

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

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This organisation was verified on 5 July 2017

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