LOCAL INFORMATION

 

10.2.7

Sight impaired organisations

 

Extent: Jersey

Updated 18 July 2019

 

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Eyecan

 

 

The organisation offers a specialised team which comprises of a Rehabilitation Officer for the Visually Impaired (ROVI), an Assistive Technology Specialist and a Welfare and Advocacy Worker, they work closely with all age groups from infants to the elderly. Thus enabling people with a sight impairment to regain their independence through tailored support, social events and activities.

 

Eyecan offers advice, support, advocacy and signposting to other services; mobility and rehabilitation training; computer, phone, and text accessibility training; children's events, activities, outings and support groups as well as three day centres held at Westlea Centre in St Martin- with transport provided.

 

Referrals can be formal or informal and anyone with a sight impairment can access the support given.

 

For more information about the service contact

 

Eyecan

 

Westlea Centre

Rue du Huquet,

St Martin,

JE3 6HU.

 

Telephone 864689

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Website: www.eyecan.je

 

International Glaucoma Association

Woodcote House

15 Highpoint Business Village

Henwood

Ashford

Kent TN24 8DH

 

Sightline glaucoma helpline: 01233 64 81 70 Monday - Friday 09.30-17.00

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website www.glaucoma-association.com