Sight and hearing loss

Support with sight and hearing loss

We work in partnership with a specialist team at Bedford Borough Council, which supports Central Bedfordshire residents with visual and hearing impairments.

Sight loss and visual impairment

Telephone: 01234 718318
Email: visualimpairment@bedford.gov.uk

The team can help with conditions such as:

  • macular degeneration
  • glaucoma
  • diabetes
  • retinitis pigmentosa
  • hemianopia
  • cataracts

Hearing loss and hearing impairment

View hearing loss info from Bedford Borough Council >>

Telephone: 01234 718318
Email: hearingimpairment@bedford.gov.uk

The team works with people of all ages who are profoundly deaf, or have an acquired hearing loss and supports them to live as independently as possible. This may include financial help towards the cost of equipment, through the Direct Payment scheme.

Help using this website

We have assistive technology available on this website, called ReciteMe. Click or tap the Audio visual help link at the top of any page to activate.