Bedford Borough Council Visual Impairment Team
A specialist service providing assessment,
support and advice for people of all ages with a visual impairment
and their carers. This may include the provision of
equipment, individual rehabilitation training and advice on local
Referral pathway - clients can self-refer via
phone, fax or email, or referral via another professional.
The duty officer will then contact the client directly to gain
consent and any further information that may be required.
Duty officers are available from 9.00am -
5.00pm but the teams themselves are available during Council
working hours (8.45am - 5.20pm). Outside of these times our
Emergency Duty Team can be contacted on 0300 3008123.
Written information is available in different
formats on request and assessments/visits can be completed with
interpreters on request.