Definition: A static or mobile place where technological aids and equipment are available variously to view, try out and purchase.
Category: Aids And Equipment
Service descriptions mentioning the term
The fully trained staff and volunteers at Vision Support's Halton Resource Centre
demonstrate and sell specialist equipment to help with daily living
. The Resource Centre has a range of information on Vision Support's services and other relevant services available locally and nationally.
Vision Support have two Mobile Information Units that visit local communities making it easier for those unable to get to a resource centre
to access information, services and equipment. Monthly schedules for the two units are published on the website.
CIB Resource Centre - (Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB))ServiceResource centre
run by Cardiff Institute for the Blind. 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.
NWSB Resource Centre - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service
Located at 325 High Street in Bangor, the resource centre
is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday. The centre is an invaluable source of advice
, information and practical demonstrations. They have a wide range of equipment on display ranging from magnifiers to mobile phones. Our knowledgeable staff and volunteers are on hand to demonstrate and advise on their use.
A comprehensive resource centre
with aids for everyday living. Includes mobile phones, talking clocks and watches, large print diaries, calendars etc. Also lots of aids and adaptations that you can use for your own home without spending money. Dual sensory loss aids also available.
Swansea Social Services have a Resource Centre
of equipment for people with sensory loss, offering an opportunity to trial equipment for suitability before purchasing from providers.
The resource centre
on Prestatyn High Street is situated close to the bus
station and the Library and has ample car parking nearby. The trained staff and volunteers at the centre are happy to demonstrate the wide range of specialist equipment available from items such as talking clocks and watches at less than Â£20.00 to the more expensive electronic magnifiers. They can also advise you on the services available, both locally and nationally, for people living with the effects of sight loss.