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Blind Aid

Information and Assistance for visually impaired people

Telephone:
020 7403 6184
Sector:
Voluntary

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Disabled Facilities Grants are a local council grant to help towards the cost of adapting your home to enable you to continue to live there.
There are many opticians in the local area who can provide eyesight tests and also aids and help for those who are either partially sighted or have lost their sight completely.
Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is "...an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.