Blind and partially sighted people in Scotland can be guided by someone living outside their household if necessary, the Minister for Older People and Equalities Christina McKelvie MSP has confirmed.
RNIB Scotland welcomes confirmation of Scottish Government guidance.
Funding will allow more people to be helped during current crisis period.
The grant will allow for more advice and support for blind and partially sighted people.
RNIB Scotland is highlighting the precautions in place to reduce the spread of infection.