Are you struggling with tasks in the home , or perhaps your could be more comfortable? Use our housing advice pages to inform yourself for making small changes that could make a big difference.

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When someone tells us that they need to move to a specialist home because of their sight problem, our first question is always - why? Think about it. What does home really mean to you? Would you prefer to stay where you are? Before assuming that moving is the only option, consider whether, with the right support and some minor adjustments, you could continue to live independently in your current home.

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Housing equipment

Everyday equipment to make life easier.

Read about Housing equipment
Join us for our Living with Sight Loss courses and meet other people affected by sight loss.

Housing adaptations

Improvements and adaptations to your home can help you to continue living there independently; you can ask the social services department of your local council to do an assessment of your home.

Read about Housing adaptations