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If you have been given a "prescription" for one or more simple aids to daily living, you will need to exchange it at a nationally accredited retailer. The following leaflet (a .pdf file) provides a list of accredited retailers in Cumbria and further advice and guidance to help you with your equipment needs.
The local retailers directory is provided on behalf of NHS Cumbria and Cumbria County Council.View local retailers PDF
To see if you are elligible for social care and support, please click here.
Alternatively, Cumbria County Council Adult Social Care has rehabilitation officers for vision impairment who provide a range of advice, training and services for people with vision impairments. To find out morem contact Adult Social Care by following the link here.
For more information on large print books, please follow the link here.
For more information on talking book services, please click here.
For more information on transport for visually impaired people, please click here.
For more information on the clubs and associations in your area, please click here.
For more information on disabled parking, please click here.
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