If you are worried about your sight, talk to your GP or visit a local NHS optician. Ask your GP to refer you to the Eye Clinc (RUH) or Bristol Eye Hospital if you need to register as blind.
The Virgin Hearing and Vision Team are a specialist care team who will talk to you about your needs and help work out what will help you live a more independent life. If you have not yet spoken to anyone about your needs, find out how to get information and advice about care and support.
If you are looking after someone who has sight loss talk to their specialist social worker about the support you give or contact our partner BANES Carers' Centre today on 0800 0388885 for help and advice about how to make caring easier by getting the support you need.
We support our local partner VisionPLUS to give information, advice and one-to-one guidance for people with sight loss. They also run drop in sessions, equipment demonstrations, social groups and other activities.
Wellbeing Options supports people in Bath and North East Somerset to live full and independent lives. Here you will find information about local care providers, services and activities, along with links to other useful websites and resources
Find out how to apply for a guide dog.
National charity RNIB provides lots of information about eye health, registering sight loss and eye conditions, equipment that can help and more.