What help can I get around the home?

If you have a sight problem you may benefit from support and practical help at home, including: help with housework, help with preparing meals, support in getting about safely and with confidence, help with personal care, such as bathing and dressing, or giving a break to yourself or someone looking after you.

Your local social services department may be able to help you with all of these. RNIB can provide further advice and information about social care.

Local societies for people with sight problems may also be able to offer a range of support services. Use the Sightline Directory to explore your local services. For details of your local society and what they can provide, contact the RNIB Helpline on:

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