"Our report looks into the major causes of isolation among people living with sight loss and examines what interventions are most effective in preventing and tackling loneliness."

- Sight Scotland's Social Connections and Sight Loss report

As part of Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans' commitment to stand up for people across Scotland with sight loss, we are campaigning for action to help end loneliness.

Our report, Social Connections and Sight Loss, looks into the major causes of isolation among people living with sight loss and examines which interventions are most effective in preventing and tackling loneliness.

The report also makes recommendations for actions which should be taken at national and local levels to promote better social connections for people living with sight loss. The findings of the research were highlighted in the Scottish Government’s national strategy to tackle social isolation and loneliness: "A Connected Scotland".

Click here to download our Social Connections and Sight Loss report (published when Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans were known as Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded).

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Download our Social Connections and Sight Loss Report

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Royal Blind Social Connections and Sight Loss report

All of our reports:

Royal Blind Emotional Support for Sight Loss report

Royal Blind Emotional Support for Sight Loss report.

Vision For Equal Education Report

Royal Blind's Vision for Equal Education report identifies four key actions for government and education authorities.

Social Connections and Sight Loss Report

Research by Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded into links between vision impairment and loneliness.