Wales Council of the Blind

Caerphilly County Borough Council


Category: Public Sector

Services Provided

Caerphilly Vision Rehabilitation Specialist (VRS)

Vision Rehabilitation Specialist (VRS) are trained to support individuals with sight problems to rebuild skills and confidence as their sight changes. Support aims to encourage independence around mobility, communications, household skills, lighting, using magnifiers and specialist equipment. The local authority also maintains the Sight Impairment Register, and signposts to many other agencies.

Caerphilly Direct Payments

Direct Payments enable people assessed as requiring Social Care services to purchase their own care and support.

Caerphilly Library Services

Council page on library services in Caerphilly CBC.

Disabled Person with Companion Travel Card - Caerphilly

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.