Thomas Pocklington Trust: Lighting in and around the home: A guide to better lighting for people with sight loss

20 April 2018
Source: Thomas Pocklington Trust

A Lighting Guide developed by Thomas Pocklington Trust is designed to assist visually  impaired people to improve lighting in their homes, increasing their independence, comfort and safety. The guide, which has been endorsed by the Institution of Lighting Professionals, is an updated version of the popular second edition of the Lighting Guide (2015) which was directed mainly at professionals responsible

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WMCA: UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE WEST MIDLANDS – RESEARCH PROGRAMME AND CALL FOR EVIDENCE

18 April 2018
Source: WMCA

WMCA are now at an important stage, seeking your views on existing practice and what is needed to achieve our ambition to improve life chances of disabled people by making the West Midlands the exemplar region for the number of disabled people who are physically active. We know this is good for health, sport and the economy. The Call for

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Disability-and-physical-activity-in-the-west-midlands[4573]
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Tickets now available for the UCL and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference

13 April 2018

22 June 2018, 09.30 – 16.15 FREE tickets are now available to a conference that will consider the challenges faced by people who have dementia and are also visually impaired. The conference is aimed at professionals who work with people who have dementia, those who have dementia or know of someone who has dementia. Jointly organised by the University College

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Final Prog For UCL And Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Jun 18
Final Prog For UCL And Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Jun 18
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Sector showcase: Housing and independent living. HousingLIN and CIH

23 March 2018
Source: Housing LIN and the Chartered Institute of Housing

This briefing, by CIH and Housing LIN, seeks to showcase schemes that have been developed by housing organisations working in partnership with social care, and often health partners. The aim is to support housing and social care partners to look at what can be achieved when considering the needs of older and disabled people in their localities, and to consider how doing

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Papers for the Vision UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee meeting 22.03.18

19 March 2018

Papers for the Vision UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee meeting 22.03.18    

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Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK CYPVI Cmte, 220318
Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK CYPVI Cmte, 220318
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of Vision UK CYPVI Cmte, 231117 - Amended 221217
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of Vision UK CYPVI Cmte, 231117 - Amended 221217
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK CYPVI, 231117
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK CYPVI, 231117
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Attach 4 - Sight-loss-Statistics-for-CYP-2017-version-FINAL-27-July-17-CLEAN (SK Amendments Dec 17) (V2)
Attach 4 - Sight-loss-Statistics-for-CYP-2017-version-FINAL-27-July-17-CLEAN (SK Amendments Dec 17) (V2)
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Attach 6 - Delivery Plan Strategic Panels And Delivery Board 190218
Attach 6 - Delivery Plan Strategic Panels And Delivery Board 190218
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Vision UK CYPVI Committee - Sight Loss Statistics For CYP Update
Vision UK CYPVI Committee - Sight Loss Statistics For CYP Update
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Agenda and papers for the Vision UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee, 13 March 2018

13 March 2018
Source: Vision UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee

Agenda and papers for the Vision UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee, 13 March 2018 attached below  

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Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK OPHC, 130318 - Copy
Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK OPHC, 130318 - Copy
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of Vision UK OPHC, 061217 - Copy
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of Vision UK OPHC, 061217 - Copy
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK OPHC, 130318
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK OPHC, 130318
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Attach 4 - Portfolio Consultation Feedback-Feb 2018
Attach 4 - Portfolio Consultation Feedback-Feb 2018
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Attach 5 - Portfolio Of Indicators For Eye Health And Care-v1 1F
Attach 5 - Portfolio Of Indicators For Eye Health And Care-v1 1F
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Attach 6 - Delivery Plan Strategic Panels And Delivery Board 190218
Attach 6 - Delivery Plan Strategic Panels And Delivery Board 190218
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Attach 7 - Optometry Newsletter Volume6 Issue 3 March 2018 FINAL
Attach 7 - Optometry Newsletter Volume6 Issue 3 March 2018 FINAL
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Papers for the Vision UK Learning Disability Committee 06.03.18

6 March 2018
Source: Vision UK Learning Disability Committee

Papers for the Vision UK Learning Disability Committee 06.03.18 attached below  

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Attach 1 - Agenda Of Vision UK Learning Disability Cmte, 060318
Attach 1 - Agenda Of Vision UK Learning Disability Cmte, 060318
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of Vision UK Learning Disability Cmte, 051217
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of Vision UK Learning Disability Cmte, 051217
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK Learning Disability Cmte, 060318
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For Vision UK Learning Disability Cmte, 060318
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Attach 4 - Spectacles For People With Special Facial Characteristics - SK
Attach 4 - Spectacles For People With Special Facial Characteristics - SK
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Attach 5 - DaSLC Workplan V7, 011117
Attach 5 - DaSLC Workplan V7, 011117
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Attach 6 - RCN The Needs Of People With Learning Disabilities V5 DR
Attach 6 - RCN The Needs Of People With Learning Disabilities V5 DR
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Attach 7 - Vision UK Learning Disability Workplan 2017-18 V5 RP+MBr+JB+TK+BG 051217
Attach 7 - Vision UK Learning Disability Workplan 2017-18 V5 RP+MBr+JB+TK+BG 051217
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Learning Disability Professional Senate Briefing Presentation Final
Learning Disability Professional Senate Briefing Presentation Final
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Children’s Eye Care – Reinforcing National Guidelines for Vision Screening in Schools for all 4-5 year olds

15 February 2018
Source: BIOS/Royal College of Ophthalmologists

3 September 2015 The British and Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS) supports the evidence-based national screening guidelines aimed at the early detection of vision defects in children, at the appropriate age, through clinical examinations by appropriately trained staff. Detection of eye problems in the very young and pre-school child requires expert clinical examination. If a parent or carer has concern about

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Agenda and information for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 16/02/18

7 February 2018
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network

Agenda for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 16/02/18  and the word and PDF versions of the presentations attached. Below are some links in connection with the presentation from Deidra Barr from Henshaws.    These videos and pages are referred to either in flat picture format or playing part of the video. The Knowledge Village:   https://www.henshaws.org.uk/knowledge-village

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ADASS Agenda 16
ADASS Agenda 16

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Deidra Barr Henshaws Presentation
Deidra Barr Henshaws Presentation
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Oxsight Presentation Feb 2018
Oxsight Presentation Feb 2018
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Robert Evans OxSight Presentation 16
Robert Evans OxSight Presentation 16

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National Seven Steps - Space To Add Logo #4
National Seven Steps - Space To Add Logo #4
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Seven Steps 22
Seven Steps 22

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England Vision Strategy Priorities

7 February 2018
Source: EVS

In England, over 1.5 million people are living with sight loss, yet public health messages rarely discuss eye health. Health and social care systems are under immense pressure and often do not join up properly to provide the best care and support for people with sight loss. Those who are blind or partially sighted frequently find themselves presented with barriers

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England Vision Strategy Priorities (PDF)
England Vision Strategy Priorities (PDF)
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England Vision Strategy Priorities (Word LP)
England Vision Strategy Priorities (Word LP)
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England Vision Strategy Priorities (Word SP)
England Vision Strategy Priorities (Word SP)
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