Agenda for Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee, 4 April 2019

Vision UK logo

28 March 2019
Source: Vision UK

Agenda for Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee, 4 April 2019

Read more Agenda for Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee, 4 April 2019
Agenda Vision UK Early Intervention And Enablement Cmt, 040419 (for Web)
Agenda Vision UK Early Intervention And Enablement Cmt, 040419 (for Web)
Download doc 0.3 MB

Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) are vital to supporting patients with sight loss

14 March 2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists considers ECLOs as integral to meeting the needs of patients in hospital eye units A recent study published in the BMJ1, with support and funding from the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), has highlighted the continuing importance of Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLO). ECLOs work in hospital eye units at the point of

Read more Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) are vital to supporting patients with sight loss
ECLOs Are Vital To The Hospital Eye Service
ECLOs Are Vital To The Hospital Eye Service
Download docx 0.3 MB

Response to Welsh Government’s Consultation on ‘Action on Disability: the Right to Independent Living’

Welsh Government logo

10 March 2019
Source: Wales Council of the Blind

See below joint responses from Guide Dogs Cymru, RNIB Cymru and Wales Council of the Blind to the Welsh Government’s consultation on ‘Action on Disability: the Right to Independent Living’.  

Read more Response to Welsh Government’s Consultation on ‘Action on Disability: the Right to Independent Living’
FINAL Consultation Response For Action On Disability The Right To Independent Living - RNIB, Guide Dogs, WCB Final
FINAL Consultation Response For Action On Disability The Right To Independent Living - RNIB, Guide Dogs, WCB Final
Download docx 60 KB
FINAL Action Plan Response - RNIB, Guide Dogs, WCB Final
FINAL Action Plan Response - RNIB, Guide Dogs, WCB Final
Download docx 55 KB

Response to Welsh Government’s consultation on ‘Connected Communities: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation’

Welsh Government logo

10 March 2019
Source: Wales Council of the Blind

See below response from Wales Council of the Blind with contributions and support from other organisations to the Welsh Government’s consultation on ‘Connected Communities: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation’.  

Read more Response to Welsh Government’s consultation on ‘Connected Communities: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation’
FINAL Response To Connected Communities Tackling Loneliness And Social Isolation
FINAL Response To Connected Communities Tackling Loneliness And Social Isolation
Download docx 54 KB

BMJ Open: Impact of eye clinic liaison officers: a qualitative study in UK ophthalmology clinics

6 March 2019
Source: BMJ Open

Objectives:    To explore the impact of eye clinic liaison officers (ECLOs, also known as sight loss advisors) on the processes, functions and quality of ophthalmology clinics through the experiences of ophthalmology staff in the UK. Design: Qualitative study. Setting: UK hospital ophthalmology clinics. Participants:  Health and social care professionals in the UK. Results:  ECLOs who had a presence in

Read more BMJ Open: Impact of eye clinic liaison officers: a qualitative study in UK ophthalmology clinics

Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte meeting 26/09/18 post meeting documents

29 October 2018
Source: Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Committee

Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte meeting 26/09/18 minutes etc attached below  

Read more Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte meeting 26/09/18 post meeting documents
Approved FINAL Min Of V UK Rehabilitation Cmt 060718 Amended 260918
Approved FINAL Min Of V UK Rehabilitation Cmt 060718 Amended 260918
Download docx 72 KB
FINAL Min Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmt, 260918
FINAL Min Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmt, 260918
Download docx 77 KB
Outcomes Framework Early Intervention
Outcomes Framework Early Intervention
Download docx 20 KB
RNIB Group Framework For Emotional Support  Tiers Of Service
RNIB Group Framework For Emotional Support Tiers Of Service
Download docx 0.8 MB

Henshaws Seven Steps launched nationwide on World Sight Day

12 October 2018
Source: Henshaws

The Seven Steps Programme is a much needed roadmap for anyone dealing with a visual impairment diagnosis, which can be displayed as posters, leaflets or boards in hospitals, clinics, and community hubs working with visually impaired people across the UK. Our aim is to reach as many people as possible with quality information, advice and guidance. Henshaws, Greater Manchester NHS,

Read more Henshaws Seven Steps launched nationwide on World Sight Day

Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee Terms of Reference

8 October 2018
Source: Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee

Attached are the Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee Terms of Reference as agreed 26 September 2018. Also attached is the membership list for the committee.  

Read more Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee Terms of Reference
FINAL ToR For Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte, 100918
FINAL ToR For Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte, 100918
Download doc 0.3 MB
Membership Of Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte, Sept 18
Membership Of Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmte, Sept 18
Download doc 0.3 MB

Papers for the Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Committee meeting 29/09/18

18 September 2018
Source: Vision UK

Please find attached the papers for the Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Committee, the details of which are as follows: • Date: 26 September 2018  

Read more Papers for the Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Committee meeting 29/09/18
Attach 1 - Agenda VUK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmt, 260918
Attach 1 - Agenda VUK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmt, 260918
Download doc 0.3 MB
Attach 2 - FINAL Min Vision UK Rehabilitation Cmt, 060718 -amended 230718
Attach 2 - FINAL Min Vision UK Rehabilitation Cmt, 060718 -amended 230718
Download docx 72 KB
Attach 3 - Matters Arising Viision UK EI&E Cmte, 260918
Attach 3 - Matters Arising Viision UK EI&E Cmte, 260918
Download doc 0.3 MB
Attach 4a - Draft ToR For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, V3 100918
Attach 4a - Draft ToR For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, V3 100918
Download doc 0.3 MB
Attach 4b - Membership List For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, Sept 18
Attach 4b - Membership List For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, Sept 18
Download doc 0.3 MB
Attach 5 - Early Intervention And Enablement Project Plan Template
Attach 5 - Early Intervention And Enablement Project Plan Template
Download doc 45 KB
Attach 6 - Outcomes Framework Early Intervention
Attach 6 - Outcomes Framework Early Intervention
Download docx 21 KB
Attach 7 - EVS Priorities 2018-2021 Exec Summary
Attach 7 - EVS Priorities 2018-2021 Exec Summary
Download doc 0.4 MB

NICE publish: Intermediate care including reablement quality standard

21 August 2018
Source: NICE

Quality standard [QS173] Published date: August 2018 What the quality statement means for different audiences: Service providers (such as hospitals, community providers, local authorities, care homes, home care agencies and not-for-profit social enterprises) ensure that staff carrying out assessments for intermediate care have the knowledge and materials to provide information and have a discussion with the person (and their family

Read more NICE publish: Intermediate care including reablement quality standard