No one should face sight loss alone

Visualise Training and Consultancy logo

15 July 2019
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I’m losing my sight; at the age of 8, I was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa so have very little vision and will eventually lose it completely. My mum and I felt totally isolated and very scared as we didn’t know how to access support, despite seeing countless eyecare professionals; signposting and referrals to support services would have made our journey

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New CET workshops will enhance sight loss and disability knowledge of optical professionals

Seeing Beyond the Eyes workshop

27 June 2019
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Two new CET workshops worth 3 interactive points each have been added to the range offered by Visualise Training and Consultancy to complement their successful ‘Seeing Beyond the Eyes’ programme which helps eyecare professionals to enhance the lives of people living with sight loss. ‘Communicating with Patients who have Low Vision’ discusses how to interact with and guide patients with

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Visualise Training and Consultancy would like feedback from ‘Seeing Beyond the Eyes’ course delegates

Peter Black at Optrafair 2019

9 April 2019
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Following the release our ‘Seeing Beyond the Eyes’ report findings, I’d be very interested to hear of any changes you’ve made that are having a positive impact at visualisetrainingandconsultancy@outlook.com (please advise if you are happy for us to share on our website and social media and feel free to send photos). Here’s a link to the report – https://www.visualisetrainingandconsultancy.com/resources/sbe-project-findings/ We

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Seeing Beyond the Eyes Zone comes to Optrafair 2019

Seeing Beyond the Eyes Resource Pack front page

27 March 2019
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Our Seeing Beyond the Eyes Zone will be at Optrafair 30 March – 1 April 2019, focusing in on sight loss and empowering optical professionals to effectively support low vision patients. The Zone is funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust, a national charity supporting people with sight loss, and will feature CET worth 6 interactive-points delivered by our team – Peter

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Seeing Beyond the Eyes Zone comes to Optrafair

27 February 2019
Source: Visualise Training and Consultancy

We are delighted to announce the Seeing Beyond the Eyes Zone comes to Optrafair, 30 March – 1 April 2019. The main focus is on sight loss, which empowers optical professionals with the knowledge and skills to effectively support low vision patients. The Zone is funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust, a national charity supporting people with sight loss, and will

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Patients with Low Vision benefit from Optical Sector Seeing Beyond the Eyes

Seeing Beyond the Eyes Resource Pack front page

21 February 2019
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Patients with low vision are benefitting from an initiative developed by Visualise Training and Consultancy and funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust. Seeing Beyond the Eyes has released its impact report which highlights a huge increase in the number of optical professionals who will now refer patients with low vision to vital support services – up from only 9% to an

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Seven Ways to Make Low Vision Services Pay

Daniel and his guide dog

8 November 2018
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By Daniel Williams, Founder of Visualise Training and Consultancy – A Man on a Mission with Low Vision Business always has a bottom line. You may enthusiastically get your start-up launched with a view to helping a few people, but if you’re not making enough money to pay your rent, staff, suppliers and yourself then you soon find your ‘bottom

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Cardiff Entrepreneur Dan Williams is included in the Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 List 2018

Dan Williams with guide dog Zodiac and tv presenter and comedian Alex Brooker

18 October 2018
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Entrepreneur Dan Williams, founder of Cardiff based Visualise Training and Consultancy, was announced as one of the most influential people with a disability in the UK at a reception at the South Bank Centre last night (Wednesday 17 October). The Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 List is an annual publication of the 100 most influential disabled people in the UK.

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Visualise: Eyecare and Health Professionals armed with information to improve lives of patients with sight loss

30 July 2018
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A free resource pack for eyecare and health professionals containing valuable information on sight loss support services, charities, equipment and referral pathways has been produced by Visualise Training and Consultancy with the support of Thomas Pocklington Trust. The pack complements the ‘Seeing Beyond the Eyes’ CET workshops currently touring the UK which raise awareness of the difficulties faced by patients

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Seeing Beyond the Eyes CET Roadshow launches – A Man on a Mission with Low Vision

29 May 2018
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A nationwide CET roadshow was launched 14th May to raise awareness of the difficulties faced by patients who are diagnosed with irreversible sight loss. Entrepreneur Dan Williams may be severely sight impaired, but he’s totally focussed on improving the skills of Britain’s optometrists and dispensing opticians to help the 2 Million or so patients that are living with sight loss,

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