From 1 April 2021 Sight Scotland will provide specialist local services to people with sight loss who live in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian.
Our expert staff will support individuals affected by sight loss and help to maintain and build their independence.
Rehabilitation and mobility support
Living with sight loss can be challenging. If you live in Edinburgh, Midlothian or East Lothian, our rehabilitation and mobility staff can provide the help and support you need, no matter your level of sight loss, so you can maintain your independence.
We can be there for you following diagnosis. If you need specialist support, we will provide a specialist assessment and plan together how we can help.
How we can help
Our rehabilitation and mobility team provide practical guidance to help people with sight loss keep doing the everyday things that are important to them, develop essential skills to live safely at home, and to navigate the world with confidence.
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