Right to Rehab report launched

Community Rehab Report cover with the words Live well for longer and #RightToRehab

26 February 2020
Source: Right to Rehab

Vision UK is pleased to have worked with all the organisations below to produce the Right to Rehab report: Live Well for Longer. Everyone has a Right to Rehab. We’re calling for patients to have equal access to high quality, person centred, community rehabilitation. Share the #RightToRehab Report to support the campaign: http://righttorehab.org/ Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care

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National Apprenticeship Week: Apprenticeship standard: Rehabilitation Worker Visual Impairment

6 February 2020
Source: Vision UK and RWPN

In national apprenticeship week Vision UK and RWPN would like to take this opportunity to remind all our members, friends and particularly ADASS members about the apprenticeship standard for Rehabilitation Worker Visual Impairment. ADASS’ position statement on vision rehabilitation emphasises the vital function this specialist role plays in reducing and preventing the need for care where people are experiencing sightloss

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Duty to refer: Homelessness Reduction Act 2017

Vision UK logo 2020 year of Vision

5 February 2020
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK is currently working with partners to pilot pathways related to homelessness and sight loss in London and Birmingham. As part of this work, we have been made aware of a new duty to refer as part of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017. This new duty will be applicable to a number of professions represented at the Vision UK

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BMC Psychiatry: How do community-based eye care practitioners approach depression in patients with low vision? A mixed methods study

6 January 2020

Claire Nollett, Rebecca Bartlett, Ryan Man, Timothy Pickles, Barbara Ryan & Jennifer H. Acton Background Clinically significant depressive symptoms are prevalent in people attending low vision clinics and often go undetected. The Low Vision Service Wales (LVSW) plans to introduce depression screening and management pathways. Prior to implementation there is an unmet need to understand how eye care practitioners providing

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Department for Transport: Audio and visual funding for buses will make journeys accessible for all

29 October 2019
Source: The Department for Transport

• £2million to provide audio and visual equipment for buses to improve journeys for everyone including those with visual or hearing impairment • DfT launches new communications campaign ‘It’s everyone’s journey’ to improve disabled people’s experiences on public transport • Call for partners to sign up to the campaign and join partners already supporting it including British Airways, LNER and

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SeeAbility and Beyond Words: New picture book will promote better eye health for people with learning disabilities

3 September 2019
Source: SeeAbility and Beyond Words

Adults with learning disabilities are 10 times more likely to have serious sight problems than other people, yet research shows that 50% of adults with learning disabilities haven’t had a sight test for at least two years. Most will need extra support to recognise and report changes in their vision, and also to access the eye care services to which

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Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee minutes 2019

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17 July 2019
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee minutes 2019 4 April 2019 16 July 2019 16 October 2019

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Agenda for Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee 2019

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15 July 2019
Source: Vision UK

Agenda for Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee: 4 April 2019 17 July 2019 16 October 2019

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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

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