Wales Council of the Blind

Services with the keyword: independent living

Focal Point UK Rehabilitation Support - (Focal Point UK)

Focal Point UK is a leading private sector provider of vision rehabilitation (rehab) services to all sector organisations - statutory service providers such as social services departments, education departments and Employment Services, or their agents acting on their behalf. We also work with voluntary sector organisations who provide or require vision rehab services and support.

Gwynedd Direct Payments - (Cyngor Gwynedd)

Direct Payments enable people assessed as requiring Social Care services to purchase their own care and support. Gwynedd uses The Rowan Organisation to manage Direct Payments.

Henshaws Hints and Tips Library - (Henshaws)

Henshaw's Hints and Tips library is our home for articles, videos, tips, tricks and useful information. Whether you are living with sight loss, supporting someone who is or simply want to educate yourself, explore our helpful resources, inspiring stories and how-to guides to learn more.

Independent living support - (Cil de Gwynedd)

Provides support to encourage independent living for disabled people. Independent Support Officers provide support throughout the process, including recruitment, management, training and payroll setup. The Support Officers at CIL provide an ongoing support service once everything is set up.

Information and Advice Workshops - (RNIB)

These are half-day workshops to help people with sight loss rebuild their confidence and live as independently as possible. They include 'Finding Your Feet', 'Falls Prevention' and 'Low Vision'. They take place at different venues, so please contact RNIB Cymru on the telephone number given.

Live Well With Hearing Loss - (Centre of Sign Sight Sound)

Befriending and At Home support for people with a hearing loss or who are Deaf, enabling them to access aids and adaptations to support them to remain independent and safe.

Sight Cymru - Supporting People - (Sight Cymru)

We can provide help and support for independent living as well as benefits advice and advocacy and help accessing their services. Assessments are carried out at the individual’s home.