Disempowered at The Eye Clinic

10 January 2019
Source: Visualise Training and Consultancy

BJ Edwards shares his experience of accessing eye care in the 21st century. I have always received excellent medical care. As a patient who has endured a number of operations, prolonged stays at the hospital and numerous outpatient appointments, I have observed some excellent practise. Sadly, I have also observed some less than excellent practise during my decades of experience.

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Longitudinal Transition Study results published. Funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust

9 November 2018
Source: University of Birmingham/Thomas Pocklington Trust

The University of Birmingham have published the results of a Longitudinal Transition Study, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust, following the experiences of young people with vision impairment from secondary school into further education and employment. Findings from the study show that whilst participants are inching closer to the labour market, common challenges were identified: •Just over a fifth (21 per

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Wiltshire Sight: Looking Out For Sight – One Year Later

7 April 2017
Source: Wiltshire Sight

Wiltshire Sight’s innovative Looking out for Sight project as reached the end of its first year. In that time good quality, high impact training has been delivered across the South West for care home staff. The service aims to increase care workers knowledge and overall understanding of sight loss so they can better care for visually impaired people. This project

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Visualise: Visual Impairment Awareness Training

5 September 2016
Source: Visualise

Visualise’s course raises your awareness of visual impairments and how to effectively support your customers or colleagues, leaving you Educated, Motivated & Inspired Location               Date Cardiff                 27/09/16 London                05/10/16 Manchester         20/10/16 Glasgow        

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DeafBlind Enablement: Deafblind Communicator-Guide Support Worker Course (Signature DBG2)

20 April 2016

This 5-day nationally recognised course is specifically designed to meet the needs of support workers and professionals working with deafblind people. Learning outcomes include: Specialist Assessment CourseThis two day course will enable any worker undertaking assessments i.e. social workers, rehabilitation officers, assessment officers and occupational therapists etc. To start to meet the requirements of the Department of Health’s Care and

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RNIB Scotland: E-learning: Sight loss and dementia module

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1 February 2016
Source: RNIB Scotland

RNIB Practice and Development Team have created an e-learning module for support staff and carers, called Eye Health Care for Everyone. It will help you to understand the sight problems experienced by people with dementia. It is an interactive module and uses DVD clips to demonstrate the leading causes of sight loss. There is also a personal account from Stewart

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