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Visibility services

Helpline 0141 332 4632

Any questions or anything on your mind about sight loss – contact us between 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.


Children and Families

We have a dedicated team of staff who have a wide breadth of knowledge about visual impairment and are here to support you. Whether you are the parent of a baby diagnosed with an eye condition, perhaps your child might need some mobility training, or maybe you yourself are a young adult in need of some advice. Visibility's Children & Families team is here to help anyone aged 0 - 21 years old who has a visual impairment, and provide support to them and their families.

Referral Criteria: anyone aged 0 – 21


Patient Support

If attending a NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde or Lanarkshire hospital, look out for our Patient Support Workers who can answer your questions, listen to your concerns and explain what support is available. The clinic staff will help you find us. If the Patient Support Workers are not at your clinic, just give us a call.


Resource Room

Our Resource Room is packed with aids, equipment and technology that may be useful to someone with a sensory impairment.

Referral Criteria: Open to anyone who can travel to our Glasgow office


Dumfries and Galloway

Visibility provides a range of community based services with adults affected by sight and hearing loss living in Dumfries and Galloway.

Referral Criteria:

Open to anyone with a sensory impairment and their families, throughout Dumfries and Galloway


Falls Project

Working with the Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Falls Prevention team, advice and support can be given to anyone who has fallen, falls, slips or trips regularly or is fearful of falling.

Referral Criteria: Available in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area



New View

New View teaches a technique which helps people with central vision loss to read using their remaining vision.

Referral Criteria: Available across the west of Scotland


Sealladh

If your vision has been affected by stroke or head injury, please get in touch to find out more.

Referral Criteria:

Patients with Visual field loss e.g. hemianopia, quadranopia following traumatic brain injury


Guitar Classes and Vocal Workshops

Learning how to play the guitar and sing in a friendly, informal , fun environment.

Referral Criteria:

Open to anyone over 18 who can travel to Visibility offices for the classes or to a central point in Glasgow for activity sessions.


Technology

Training in tablets, mobile phones, apps, etc. that make everyday tasks like shopping and travelling that bit easier. Equipment is provided for the sessions.

Referral Criteria:

Open to children, young people and adults


Early Intervention

For elderly people living in Glasgow City we can visit them at home to talk through the challenges they are having with their sight loss, and demonstrate and provide simple aids that can help.We will also let them know about the other services we offer and refer them if they want to find out more.

Referral Criteria:

Open to older people living in Glasgow who are not yet registered blind or partially sighted.

Looking for help or advice?

0141 332 4632
"I would recommend to anyone who has lost their sight or has a child with a visual impairment to make use of the wonderful services that Visibility offers."