There is parking directly next to the door of the
practice, and we now have a portable wooden ramp suitable for all weights of
wheelchairs which allows access up the six inches to practice floor
level. We are making inquiries about a permanent ramped pavement
outside and will keep you informed. Staff will be more
than happy to help you and you can let them know of any special requirements when you make
The waiting area has ample space for wheelchairs,
and there is a ramp through to the rear consulting room.
Low Vision Aids
We stock low vision aids such as a wide selection
of hand-held and free standing magnifiers. We
also stock large print crosswords and playing cards.
There is further information about low vision on
the RNIB website.
A particular interest at our practice is the
challenge of helping people with dyslexia. There are a range of colour overlays and other
tests to try to help children or adults with dyslexia. Ask when making
your appointment for an assessment.
Patients with Learning Difficulties or other
We welcome anyone at this practice with special
needs, and there is ample space in the consulting for patients to be accompanied
by relatives or key workers during the eye examination.
We carry out eye examinations for people who are
housebound or in long term hospital care. Visits are also made to
residential and nursing homes, where you should ask the duty matron to make you
Such visits are normally carried out on alternate
Mondays, so you should allow plenty of time for booking an appointment.