Wales Council of the Blind

Sight impaired (SI)

Definition: Term used to describe someone with sight loss. Formerly know as 'partially sighted', this category is used by Social Services Departments for registration purposes. (See Severely sight impaired (SSI)).

Category: adult social care

Credit: Wales Council of the Blind

Source: WCB

Last Updated: 12th of June 2024

Services mentioning Sight impaired (SI)

Low Vision Service Wales - (NHS Wales) Access technology

If you already have a vision impairment or low vision, or are registered as either sight impaired or severely sight impaired a specially trained and accredited Low vision optician/optometrist) can help you make the best use of the sight you have. There are specially trained low vision practitioners working out of high street opticians throughout the whole of Wales. To find your nearest one simply search the database at the link below.

NWSB General Grants - (North Wales Society of the Blind) Grants

The general grant fund may award grants of up to £100 to individuals who are registered sight impaired or severely Sight impaired who also live in North Wales. The fund may provide grants for items which have been specifically designed for people with impaired vision. Contact Steve Thomas via the contact details below.