IAPB Vision Atlas

13 December 2017
Source: IAPB

Today, the world is populated by hundreds of millions of people who are unnecessarily blind or visually impaired from causes that are treatable or preventable. Proven and highly cost-effective solutions exist but have not been taken to scale – a shameful social injustice. It is our intention and hope that the IAPB Vision Atlas will become a powerful tool in the fight to redress

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Papers for Vision UK OPH Committee meeting 6 Dec 2017

4 December 2017
Source: Vision UK OPH Committee

Please find attached the updated agenda with additional papers (attachments 4 and 6) for the Vision UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee. Please do have a look at the papers, especially attachment 5 Portfolio of Indicators for Eye Health and Care, as the meeting will focus mainly on discussing this.  

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Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK OPHC, 061217
Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK OPHC, 061217
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK OPHC, 130917
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK OPHC, 130917
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK OPHC, 061217
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK OPHC, 061217
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Attach 4 - Info Collected On Svs Healthy Living Practices, RK
Attach 4 - Info Collected On Svs Healthy Living Practices, RK
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Attach 5 - Portfolio Of Indicators For Eye Health And Care-2017 Review-D1
Attach 5 - Portfolio Of Indicators For Eye Health And Care-2017 Review-D1
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Attach 6 - NICE Guideline Implementation Template-1 0
Attach 6 - NICE Guideline Implementation Template-1 0
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Attach 7 - Workplan For Vision UK OPHC
Attach 7 - Workplan For Vision UK OPHC
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Deptartment of Health: Talking to people about the government’s work on dementia

30 November 2017
Source: Department of Health

This toolkit is aimed at dementia groups and networks and provides guidance and helpful tips about facilitating discussions with people with dementia and carers effectively and sensitively. We want as many people as possible with experience of dementia to be engaged in our work on dementia so that we can improve the lives of those living with dementia and their

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Papers for the Vision UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment (CYPVI) Committee meeting

15 November 2017
Source: Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment (CYPVI) Committee

Papers for the Vision UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment (CYPVI) Committee meeting attached below      

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Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK CYPVI Cmte, 231117 - Copy
Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK CYPVI Cmte, 231117 - Copy
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of V2020UK CYP Meeting 27 April 17 (updated 021117) - Copy
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of V2020UK CYP Meeting 27 April 17 (updated 021117) - Copy
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK CYPVI Cmte, 231117 - Copy
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK CYPVI Cmte, 231117 - Copy
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Attach 4 - Safeguarding Children And Young People 2017 Review Consultation Document
Attach 4 - Safeguarding Children And Young People 2017 Review Consultation Document
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Attach 5 - CommentsProforma
Attach 5 - CommentsProforma
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Attach 6 - Sight Loss Statistics For CYP (2017 Version) (FINAL 27 July 17) (CLEAN)
Attach 6 - Sight Loss Statistics For CYP (2017 Version) (FINAL 27 July 17) (CLEAN)
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Attach 8 - Vision UK CYPVI Work Plan
Attach 8 - Vision UK CYPVI Work Plan
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FW  Sight Loss Statistics For CYP
FW Sight Loss Statistics For CYP
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Dept of Transport: Disabled people: attitudes towards travel

15 November 2017
Source: Department of Transport

From:  Department for Transport Part of:Transport social research and evaluation and Accessible transport Published:13 November 2017 Findings and recommendations following research into the travel behaviour and attitudes to travel of UK disabled people. The main findings of this research were that: •disability is an important factor for explaining individual travel behaviour and changes in behaviour over time •disabled people should

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Public Health England: Improving the Health and Wellbeing of People with Learning Disabilities

9 November 2017

Vision UK were very glad to see both Sight Loss and the work of SeeAbility included in this document. Guidance for social care providers and commissioners (to support implementation of the health charter) People with learning disabilities have poorer health than the general population, much of which is avoidable. This means that people with learning disabilities experience health inequalities, often starting

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Health Charter 2017 Guidance
Health Charter 2017 Guidance
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Agenda and presentations for the ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network Meeting 01/12/17

9 November 2017
Source: ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network/Vision UK

Agenda and presentations for the ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network Meeting 01/12/17  

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ADASS Agenda 01 12 17
ADASS Agenda 01 12 17
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2  JWON 1 Dec 2017 ADASS Network
2 JWON 1 Dec 2017 ADASS Network
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4 WAD 2017 ADASS-FINAL  Cheryl Gowar
4 WAD 2017 ADASS-FINAL Cheryl Gowar
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ADASS Presentation December 2017 Debbie James
ADASS Presentation December 2017 Debbie James
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ADASS Presentation December 2017 Debbie James
ADASS Presentation December 2017 Debbie James
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Papers for the Vision UK Dementia & Sight Loss Committee

24 October 2017
Source: Vision UK

Please find attached the papers for the Vision UK Dementia & Sight Loss Committee, the details of which are as follows: Date: 1 November 2017 (Note: date changed from 18 October) Time: 1330 – 1600  

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Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 011117
Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 011117
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 050717
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 050717
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia  Sight Loss Cmte, 011117
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia Sight Loss Cmte, 011117
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Attach 4 - DaSLC Workplan V6, 050717
Attach 4 - DaSLC Workplan V6, 050717
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Wales Eyecare Conference 2017 – presentations now available

27 September 2017
Source: Wales Council of the Blind

The presentations from the Wales Eyecare Conference on 20th September 2017 are now available. You can access them on the Conference website HERE The nature of many of these presentations makes them difficult to access for some readers. WCB apologise for this. If anything is of particular interest but cannot be accessed for any reason, please contact richard@wcb-ccd.org.uk to see

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