Henshaws Knowledge 3 most popular videos of the year

21 December 2018
Source: Henshaws

This month Henshaws have got a Christmassy treat for you with their 3 most popular videos of the year; what better way to get ready for the big day next week! They’d love to hear from you, so if you have any ideas or topics you would like them to cover in their videos in 2019, let them know! See

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Henshaws Seven Steps launched nationwide on World Sight Day

12 October 2018
Source: Henshaws

The Seven Steps Programme is a much needed roadmap for anyone dealing with a visual impairment diagnosis, which can be displayed as posters, leaflets or boards in hospitals, clinics, and community hubs working with visually impaired people across the UK. Our aim is to reach as many people as possible with quality information, advice and guidance. Henshaws, Greater Manchester NHS,

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Places still available for the Second Vision UK Accreditation Scheme course to increase the capacity for counselling within the sight loss community.

13 September 2018
Source: Henshaws

Date: Tuesday 23 – Wednesday 24 October 2018 Location: Henshaws, 4A Washbrook House, Lancastrian Office Centre, Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester, M32 0FP Vision UK were delighted to pilot an Accreditation Scheme to increase the capacity for counselling within the sight loss community. 13 participants attended the course, representing Ireland, Wales and the length and breadth of England. We are

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Second Vision UK Accreditation Scheme course to increase the capacity for counselling within the sight loss community planned in Manchester

31 July 2018
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK were delighted to pilot an Accreditation Scheme to increase the capacity for counselling within the sight loss community. 13 participants attended the course, representing Ireland, Wales and the length and breadth of England.   The course aims to supplement the counselling services that already exist in organisations such as RNIB and The Macular Society that offer free confidential

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Henshaws, Vacancies: Customer Engagement Manager – Knowledge Village and Partnership Development Manager – Knowledge Village

24 April 2018
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Customer Engagement Manager – Knowledge Village Manchester Closing date: Thursday, 3rd May 2018 Location: Washbrook House, Trafford, Manchester Salary: £31,504.00 per year (£17.31 per hour) Hours per Week: 35 hours per week Annual Leave: 25 days plus 10 Statutory holidays Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 3rd May 2018 Full details on the Henshaws Website Partnership Development Manager – Knowledge

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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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Deidra Barr Henshaws Presentation
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Henshaws: Vacancy: Children and Young People’s Enablement Officer

22 January 2018
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Manchester    Closing date: Sunday, 28th Jan 2018 Location: Manchester Resource Centre and venues across Greater Manchester Salary: £10.20 per hour Hours per Week: 21 hours (including evening and weekend work) Contract: Fixed term until 31st March 2021 Annual Leave: 25 days plus 10 Statutory Holidays (pro-rata for part-time) Interview date: Wednesday 7th February 2018 Full details are available on

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Macular Society: The best apps for people with a visual impairment

16 January 2018
Source: Macular Society

If you have a visual impairment, a smart phone can help you to be more independent. Below is a list of apps, which can help make a difference to everyday life. This information and guidance on apps for the visually impaired was provided by Henshaws. You can find more information at their Knowledge Village.   Best app for people with VI

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Henshaws Blog: How accessible are photo and video sharing services if you have a visual impairment?

16 January 2018
Source: Henshaws

In this blog, Henshaws want to focus on the social media platforms that are specifically used for photo and video sharing: Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube. These are very popular and widely used today, but how accessible are they for visually impaired users? Henshaws Blog

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Henshaws, 2 Vacancies: Children and Young People’s Enablement Officer Oldham and Manchester

1 December 2017
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Oldham Closing date: Monday, 11th Dec 2017 Job Title: Children and Young People’s Enablement Officer (Oldham) Location: Oldham Civic Centre Salary: £10.20 per hour/£18,564 per annum Hours per Week: 35 (including occasional evening and weekend work) Contract: Fixed term until 30th November 2019 To apply for this role please go to the Henshaws website   Children and Young People’s Enablement

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