Perception and hallucinations

7. Other useful organisations

Dementia and Sight Loss Interest Group


Aims to develop and promote better understanding of the issues facing people affected by dementia and sight loss. Also provides materials, resources and tools that contribute to good practice.

Macular Society

PO Box 1870

Andover, Hampshire SP10 9AD

T 0300 3030 111 (helpline)



A national charity offering support and advice for anyone affected by central vision loss.

Royal National Institute of Blind People

105 Judd Street

London WC1H 9NE

T 0303 123 9999 (Monday to Friday 8.45am – 5.30pm)



A charity that offers support and advice to blind and partially sighted people in the UK.

More information 

Last reviewed: March 2016

Next review due: March 2019

Reviewed by: Dr John Paul Taylor, Wellcome Intermediate Clinical Fellow and Honorary Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University; Daniel Collerton, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust and Associate Clinical Teacher, Newcastle University; Paul Ursell, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Lead Cataract Surgeon for Epsom & St Helier University NHS Trust; College of Optometrists.

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia. A list of sources is available on request from

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