Definition: General term to cover forms of transport such as train, taxi, bus, coach and plane.
Credit: Vision in Wales
Service descriptions mentioning the term
run by Sight Life. It contains the latest aids, gadgets and information for vi
people, and all the equipment is sold at concessionary prices. Staff and volunteers are always on hand to advise and assist, but you are also welcome just to browse around. Transport
can be arranged if required.
Transcall - (Sight Life)Service
A door-to-door volunteer transport
service organised by Sight Life. It can be used for social activities, hospital appointments and meetings, but not for work purposes. Two working day's notice is requested.
Financial aid - (Behcet's Syndrome Society)Service
The Society will provide grants
to help people who are in hardship because of Behçet's disease. To provide a grant, evidence of the amount needed must be provided. Examples of claims which might be funded include prepayment certificate for drugs, help with travel
to hospital, household bills, help towards computer with reading aids/voice recognition
if you are visually impaired
, or aids/other equipment not available on the NHS to help if you are disabled
Bridgevis Gardening Club - (Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society))Service
The gardening club
meets on Wednesday mornings to grow fruit & vegetables at an accessible allotment with raised beds. Transport
is available. The bus
leaves Evergreen Hall, Bridgend, at 9.50 am.
A friendly social environment for members to share experiences and help each other cope with the effect of sight problems, with a swap-shop for talking books and vision aids and visiting speakers. Transport
to and from meetings and outings
can be provided.
A mature group of around 40 visually impaired
people. Members are brought in by V.E.S.T community transport
including those in residential care. The group enjoys morning coffee or tea, lunch, bingo, raffles and quizzes and are well supported by an enthusiastic group of volunteers.
NWSB Finding Your Feet - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service
scheme created by people with sight loss to help their peers gain skills to meet life's everyday challenges, from going out shopping to tips on using transport
services. The course has been divided into five topics, all of which have been chosen by people with sight loss. Participants can attend as many days as they choose. The topics cover: Money Management, Travelling, Shopping, Information Technology
and Digital Inclusion.
Access Design Solutions provides training
in the design, development, management, and operation of the built environment and transport