- Provided by:
- Kent Association for the Blind
Kent Association for the Blind's (KAB) one-to-one support services for people who are blind and partially sighted are available throughout Medway.
They provide trained one-to-one enablers to support sight impaired people to achieve the highest level of independence, helping to reduce isolation and risk.
This can be used by any adults with sight impairment who are experiencing difficulty with everyday living, accessing information or getting around safely.
Sight Support is available to people living in their own homes, in supported living or in a residential setting.
A Sight Support Worker can assist a person to maintain and improve their independence by offering help to:
- maintain and enhance daily living skills
- access facilities and participating in the community
- shop and check food sell by dates
- budget and manage home affairs
- get around safely and using public transport
- deal with correspondence
- maintain or improve mobility and taking exercise
- use low vision and environmental aids
- get information in appropriate formats
- participate in social and leisure pursuits.
The service is available seven days a week and the minimum booking is one two-hour session per fortnight.
Prices vary and funding may be supplied through direct payments or personal budgets.
- 01634 332 929