Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: Retrospective chart review of spectacle prescription prevalence in adults with learning disabilities in Scotland

3 June 2019

Maggie Butchart and Craig Colahan Background: Evidence suggests that people with learning disabilities are less likely to have an up‐to‐date eye examination as sight loss is characteristically underdiagnosed in people with complex needs. Method A retrospective study of records from 576 Service Users of RNIB UK Vision, learning disability and Complex Needs Services was carried out. Results The record review

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RNIB Employment Service factsheets

16 May 2019
Source: RNIB

Attached below are 8 RNIB factsheets about different employment issues that they have prepared for blind and partially sighted customers.    

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Access To Work Factsheet
Access To Work Factsheet
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Disability Discrimination Act Factsheet
Disability Discrimination Act Factsheet
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Equality Act Factsheet
Equality Act Factsheet
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Job Seeking Resources Factsheet
Job Seeking Resources Factsheet
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Looking For Work Factsheet
Looking For Work Factsheet
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Reasonable Adjustments Factsheet
Reasonable Adjustments Factsheet
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Self Employment Factsheet
Self Employment Factsheet
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Staying In Work Factsheet
Staying In Work Factsheet
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WHO Guidelines: Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia

15 May 2019
Source: WHO

The WHO Guidelines on risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia provide evidence-based recommendations on lifestyle behaviours and interventions to delay or prevent cognitive decline and dementia. Worldwide, around 50 million people have dementia and, with one new case every three seconds, the number of people with dementia is set to triple by 2050. The increasing numbers of people with

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Agenda for Vision UK Leadership Panel meeting, 22 May 2019

15 May 2019
Source: Vision UK

Agenda for Vision UK Leadership Panel meeting, 22 May 2019 Note: For members only

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Appendix 1 - Direction Of Vision UK 2019
Appendix 1 - Direction Of Vision UK 2019
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Appendix 2 - Vision UK Work Plans For Strategic Panels And Committees 2019
Appendix 2 - Vision UK Work Plans For Strategic Panels And Committees 2019
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Looking after your eyes – information resources for people with learning disabilities

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10 April 2019
Source: SeeAbility

Adults and children with learning disabilities are far more likely to have a serious sight problem than other people. Therefore, SeeAbility have created some useful information resources for adults and children with learning disabilities about looking after your eyes, including easy read formats: Be aware of vision Eye tests Wearing glasses Getting the right support You may find the following

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Agenda for Vision UK Learning Disability, Dementia & Sight Loss Committee, 11 April 2019

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28 March 2019
Source: Vision UK

Agenda for Vision UK Learning Disability, Dementia & Sight Loss Committee, 11 April 2019

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

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28 March 2019
Source: Vision UK

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

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