Sandra Taylor, Lead Rehabilitation Officer

Sandra joined Scottish War Blinded as a Rehabilitation Officer in April 2016, working with the charity’s veterans in their homes across Scotland.

She was promoted to Lead Rehabilitation Officer in Spring 2019, ensuring a quality service to enhance the charity’s veterans’ safety, independence and quality of life.

Sandra manages the charity’s expert Rehabilitation Team, which currently consists of a Hawkhead Centre-based Rehabilitation Officer, a Linburn Centre-based Rehabilitation Officer and Rehabilitation Assistant, and three Rehabilitation Officers who visit veterans with sight loss in their homes across the country to provide skills training, specialist equipment assessments and advice.

Sandra Taylor, Lead Rehabilitation Officer

Sandra is a qualified Rehabilitation Officer and worked in Renfrewshire’s Social Work Sensory Impairment Team for 17 years before she joined Scottish War Blinded, supporting people of all ages, including children living with a vision impairment or hearing impairment.

Commenting on her promotion to Lead Rehabilitation Officer, she said: “I am thrilled to be working as Lead Rehabilitation Officer and absolutely delighted that the Rehabilitation team is expanding, enabling us to offer a valuable service to our veterans.

“Our qualified team has a vast array of expertise and many years of experience and knowledge.

“My aim is to ensure our members receive the right support to ensure their independence and quality of life are maximised through assessment, provision of equipment and skills training.”