Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) provide information and emotional and practical support to eye clinic patients. This support is often given at a time of great need.
The ECLO bridges the gap between health, social services and community support. They signpost and refer clients to many different services that support people with sight loss and help them to live independently. The ECLO role has been developed to reflect people's needs, and is a big step forward in bridging the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
There are currently six RNIB Group ECLOs, funded largely by the Big Lottery. These ECLOs work in:
If you'd like more information about ECLOs, please contact our head office on 029 2082 8500 or by emailing us at [email protected]
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