Assisting people with vision
impairment to maintain
independence in their lives
Eyes for Life Canberra (EFLC), provides advice, counselling, and support services to people of all ages who are coming to terms with, or living with, a vision impairment.
We can provide advice, support, and information tailored to individual needs.
We oﬀer a range of programs to help individuals cope with the effects of low vision. We work with people who are experiencing a vision impairment to help identify barriers and develop strategies to enable them to maintain their independence and fully participate in the activities of everyday life.
Community Engagement Officer
VIP Hospital Kit
The Vision Impaired Persons (VIP) Hospital Kit provides practical information and resources for people who are blind or have low vision when they are admitted to hospital. The kit also assists patients who may have lost sight or become blind during the course of their hospital stay. It is designed as an important resource for hospital staff to provide appropriate care to patients who are blind or have low vision.
Information in the ‘VIP Hospital Kit’ is presented in large print and can be produced in Braille on request.
For more information please click on the following link, Contact Us.
Eyes for Life Canberra is running a professional development morning for Optometrists in and surrounding Canberra. Dr Mei-Ying Boon will discuss the importance of early intervention and why Eyes for Life Canberra is an important agency for this purpose. With morning tea provided and time to network with fellow optometrists. Register for this event below.
Time: 9.30am – 12 noon
Date: Tuesday 24th October 2023
Location: Griffin Centre, Room 6 Level 1, 20 Genge Street, Canberra City