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Orkney Islands Council Sensory Impairment Services

User rating: 1 star

Adult Social Work Team, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY
01856 873 535

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Organisation details

Provides social care services for blind and partially sighted people living within the Orkney Isles, including registration and rehabilitation. The rehabilitation officer works as part of a multi-disciplinary team and devises individual rehabilitation programmes after assessments.

Programmes can include:

- mobility and daily living skills training
- assessment for low vision aids
- advice and training in suitable communication methods
- information and advice on benefits, leisure activities and general information with regard to sensory impairment and other services available.

This service is not dependent on registration.

Services offered:

  • Local authority social care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training

1 user review


User rating: 1 star

I am a friend of a partially sighted person living on Orkney. I have found them lacking with help and care for my friend. Dissapointing.

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This organisation was verified on 13 April 2018

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