Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
Telephone: 0303 123 9999
Category: Sensory Impairment
If you need someone who understands sight loss, RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) is here for you.
As well as helping blind and partially sighted people, our Sight Loss Advice Service can provide the practical advice, training and information to help you support older people with sight loss and help them to face the future with confidence.
We’re here to support health and social care professionals who support older people with sight loss and complex needs – including dementia, stroke, learning disabilities and autism – in any way we can.
Our services are available via phone and online and we have a range of information and resources to offer, including best practice, policy information, research, hints and tips.
With our expert guidance, you can find ways to help an older person with sight loss to: maintain independence better understand their eye condition and its treatment, apply for helpful benefits and concessions and use technology to help them do the things they need and want to do to continue enjoying leisure activities.
Get in touch with RNIB on 0303 123 9999 or visit rnib.org.uk/advice for more information