Wales Council of the Blind

Bridgend County Borough Council


Category: Public Sector

Services Provided

Bridgend Specialist Social Worker (VI)

Help to protect vulnerable visually impaired people to live more successfully within their local communities by helping them find solutions to their problems.

Bridgend Vision Rehabilitation Specialist (VRS)

A Vision Rehabilitation Specialist (VRS) assists someone regain skills they may have lost through sight problems. It helps them re-learn to do things they could previously do for themselves.

Bridgend Direct Payments

Direct Payments enable people assessed as requiring Social Care services to purchase their own care and support. Bridgend use an agency (People Plus - see elsewhere).

Men's Group

VI/Deaf-blind men of all ages meet every 6 weeks in Wetherspoons Maesteg 2-4pm. Contact Sandy Davies, Rehabilitation Officer, for forthcoming dates.

Bridgend Library Services

Awen Cultural Trust page offering library services for Bridgend County.

Disabled Person with Companion Travel Card - Bridgend

The Disabled Person with Companion Travel Card enables you to travel on Wales' bus services with a companion subject to meeting certain criteria. The concession is overseen by Transport for Wales but you must apply to your local authority in the first instance.

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