Evaluation of the counselling service for children with visual impairment and their families: By service users, parent and teaching staff – November 2004

15 September 2005

The mental health problems of children are now indisputably recognised as an area of growing concern. Recent government and independent studies indicate that some 20% of children and adolescents in the UK suffer mental health problems, which may result in anti-social behaviour and have direct cost implications for government departments . The Counselling Service for Children with Visual Impairment and

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Facing FACS – a comprehensive guide to Fair Access to Care Services

15 September 2005

The attached guide sets out to explain how FACS works and how the assessment procedures should focus on the particular needs of blind and partially sighted people. The guide also offers practical advice and information on how you can monitor the implementation of Fair Access to Care Services locally. Please note that since publication the Department of Health web-site address

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The Importance of Cultural Awareness in the Development of Quality Eye Health Care Services

4 August 2005

The need to embrace more broadly based development approaches is rapidly emerging as a major issue for blindness prevention and sight restoration agencies working in sub-Saharan Africa. Most agencies now acknowledge they have, in the past, under-estimated the importance of good development/management practices and principles in the building of quality, comprehensive and sustainable eye health services. For more information, please

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