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Equipment Centre

Photograph of SRSB client being shown products in the Equipment Centre

Our equipment centre offers an extensive range of products, all designed to help people with sight loss maintain their independence. It is open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm Our qualified staff are there to help and can advise you on the most suitable items for your requirements. Robert McCann, our Equipment Centre Co-ordinator, is himself visually impaired and can advise on much of the equipment from his own experiences.

Just a few examples include:
  • Talking Clocks and Watches
  • Talking Microwaves, Scales and other kitchen equipment
  • Ebook readers inlcuding Amazon Kindle read more...
  • Task Lighting
  • Accessible mobile phones with either large screens or speech enabled
  • Signature Guides
  • Large Print Calendars
  • UV Shields/Sunglasses
  • Walking Sticks and Canes
  • Magnifiers
  • Talking labelling devices, including Penfriend

... and a host of other items.

For people with a visual imnpairment and resident in Sheffield who are unable to visit our Centre, please contact us and we will arrange for one of our staff to visit you at home.

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