How we work
Sight Loss Councils are led by blind and partially sighted members. Each Sight Loss Council is made up of around 10-12 visually impaired members who meet monthly to discuss accessibility issues and plan projects in their regions that fall under our six priority themes of:
Where we work
Sight Loss Councils are currently working in:
The aims of the Sight Loss Councils are:
- To improve the accessibility of services across the public, private and voluntary sectors for blind people across our six priority areas.
- For blind and partially sighted people to have a voice at a local, regional and national level.
- to raise awareness with the general public of the issues blind and partially sighted people face.
How we will achieve our aims:
- Setting-up an active and representative Sight Loss Council in every region.
- Increasing the presence and involvement of blind and partially sighted people on decision-making boards and forums.
- Raising awareness and understanding of the needs of blind and partially sighted people.
- Working with local services and businesses to improve their accessibility.