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Croydon Vision

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Provides information, advice, counselling, IT and support as well as a wide range of social activities to registered blind and partially sighted people, such as: lunch clubs, adult education and weekly talking newspaper/newsletters.

 

Address:
Bedford Hall , 72-74 Wellesley Rd, Croydon, CR0 2AR
Telephone:
020 8688 2486
Opening times:
8am - 1pm Monday, 8am - 4pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Friday - Closed
Sector:
Voluntary

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Advocacy services offer support to vulnerable people, people with physical/learning disabilities and/or sensory impairments. These services will support people to: ¦Speak out for themselves ¦Make sure their rights are respected ¦Express what they want ¦Represent their interests ¦Help them get the services they need Their underpinning principles are to promote social inclusion, equality and social justice
IT can be a bit misunderstood. Some people claim to hate computers, but is this just because they scare or confuse them? When you first get started learning the basics of IT, you might start to find that doing everyday tasks with the help of your computer is really satisfying! There are many training courses available many aimed at beginners.
Counselling can be defined as a relatively short-term, interpersonal, theory-based process of helping persons who are fundamentally psychologically healthy resolve developmental and situational issues.
Your GP can refer you for counselling on the NHS.
There are many opticians in the local area who can provide eyesight tests and also aids and help for those who are either partially sighted or have lost their sight completely.
Lunch Clubs are available to elderly people where they can eat a cut price healthy meal aswell as socialise with other people who attend,who may feel isolated and in need of company.Other activities may also take place at these clubs,so look further to find any local clubs of interest.