Physical disability and sensory impairment

Calderdale council has a range of services and facilities to enable older people and those with physical disabilities and visual impairments to remain in their own homes. Find out more here.

Access to care services

If you are finding it increasingly difficult to manage simple tasks at home due to failing health, age or disability, you may be eligible for help.

Combined sight and hearing loss

Information and services available for those who have both sight and hearing impairments.

Concessionary bus and train pass

If you have a physical disability or visual impariment, you may be entitled to a travel pass. The pass permits free or reduced rate travel in West Yorkshire; some concessions are available throughout England.

Direct payments

The Direct Payments Scheme is a way for people to purchase their own Care Services giving individuals more choice and control.

Disabled (blue badge) parking

There are many parking facilities for disabled drivers who hold a Blue Badge. Blue Badges (formerly Orange Badges) are nationally recognised passes that allow disabled drivers to park in certain locations without the restrictions that may apply to able-bodied drivers.

Hearing impairment

Adults, Health and Social Care provides a service to children, young people and adults with hearing impairments who live in Calderdale.

Social care and wellbeing hub

A directory of services and support for adults with physical disabilities.

Supporting People

Calderdale Supporting People is aimed at people in the local community who need housing-related support and help to pay for it.

Visual impairment

Services can be provided to children, young people and adults with a visual impairment who live in Calderdale. Our aim is to enable them to maintain or improve their level of independence.

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