Low Vision Advice and Management

 

Shropshire does not have a community-based Low Vision Scheme in place, so please refer all patients requiring Low Vision Services (including magnifiers) using Referral Form A and select the Low Vision Box.

Please also see information below & the related file providing information about voluntary low vision services and the Sensory Impairment Team.

 

Local hospital low vision clinics

Shrewsbury   01743 261000 Ext. 3324


Telford   01952 641222 Ext. 4167

 

The Sensory Impairment Team has recently relocated and all referrals should be directed to the Integrated Hospital Assessment and Avoidance team.

The admin team can be contacted at:

Intergrated Hospital Assessment & Avoidance Team,

Partnership House,

William Farr Site, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury

SY3 8XL

Tel: 01743 277 698

Fax: 01743 369482

JIT@shropshire.gov.uk

 

Council Assistance

1) Sensory Impairment Team Senior Rehabilitation Officer - Stuart Norton.

Telephone: 01743 277698 

E.mail; cs.sensoryimpairment@shropshire.gov.uk  

 

2) Vision Technology and Training Services - Pauline Rose.

Email; pauline.rose@shropshire.gov.uk

  

3)Sensory Inclusion Service ( for children in the whole county )

Tel: 01952 385269

E.mail; cssadmin@telford.gov.uk

 

Other Resources

Shropshire Rural Communities Charity Sight and Hearing Loss Support

Development Officer : Rachel Whitney

Telephone; 01743 342163 & email shls@shropshire-rcc.org.uk

Web site; www.shropshire-rcc.org.uk/services/individuals/sight-loss-support/