Vision UK welcomes RSBC as its newest member

RSBC logo

13 December 2018
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK is pleased to announce the Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) as its newest member. RSBC’s work to create a better life for blind children, by helping every young person they work with to find and fulfil their own unique potential complements Vision UK’s ambitions: Everyone looks after their sight. People’s eye conditions are identified early, treated and, where

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Book now for January 2019’s FREE Vision UK Counselling Accreditation Course

12 December 2018
Source: Vision UK

Following on from Vision UK’s successful pilot Counselling Accreditation Scheme course in June 2018 to increase the capacity for counselling within the sight loss community, places are now available for the next two-day course. Date: 24 – 25 January 2019 Time: 09:30 – 16:30 Venue: RNIB, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE Fee: Free Please complete the application form below and return to Maria

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University College London (UCL) and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference Videos

26 November 2018
Source: UCL and Vision UK

Videos from speakers who have given permission are now available to view from the University College of London (UCL) and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference held on 22 June 2016. The conference aimed to raise awareness and educate stakeholders of the issues affecting people with dementia and sight loss as well as discuss strategies for care. Presentations from speakers

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The Wales Vision Strategy 2018

23 November 2018
Source: Wales Vision Strategy

The Wales Vision Strategy exists to deliver positive change for blind and partially sighted people in Wales, their communities and the general population including those at risk of sight loss. The Wales Vision Strategy reflects the priorities of blind and partially sighted people and has been developed in collaboration with stakeholder organisations. The Wales Vision Strategy is always open to

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New Deal Project – Developing a New Deal through digital

8 November 2018
Source: RNIB, Vision UK, Visionary and Guide Dogs

    As a sector, we know that one of the biggest challenges facing blind and partially sighted people across the UK is their ability to access the right information, advice and support, at the right time. As organisations, we all too often hear people telling us that services are not consistently provided; that it’s very difficult to find out

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The ADASS Physical and Sensory Impairment, HIV/AIDS network response to the LGA Green Paper consultation. In collaboration with Vision UK.

26 September 2018
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network + Vision UK

Attached is the ADASS Physical and Sensory Impairment, HIV/AIDS network response to the LGA Green Paper consultation. In collaboration with Vision UK. The lives we want to lead The LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing  is only a starting point and they want to build momentum for a debate across the country about how to fund the

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Papers for the Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Committee meeting 29/09/18

18 September 2018
Source: Vision UK

Please find attached the papers for the Vision UK Early Intervention & Enablement Committee, the details of which are as follows: • Date: 26 September 2018  

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Attach 1 - Agenda VUK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmt, 260918
Attach 1 - Agenda VUK Early Intervention & Enablement Cmt, 260918
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Attach 2 - FINAL Min Vision UK Rehabilitation Cmt, 060718 -amended 230718
Attach 2 - FINAL Min Vision UK Rehabilitation Cmt, 060718 -amended 230718
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising Viision UK EI&E Cmte, 260918
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Attach 4a - Draft ToR For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, V3 100918
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Attach 4b - Membership List For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, Sept 18
Attach 4b - Membership List For Vision UK EI&E Cmte, Sept 18
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Attach 5 - Early Intervention And Enablement Project Plan Template
Attach 5 - Early Intervention And Enablement Project Plan Template
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Attach 6 - Outcomes Framework Early Intervention
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Attach 7 - EVS Priorities 2018-2021 Exec Summary
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Papers for the 1st meeting of the Vision UK Research, Cures and Treatments Panel 17/09/18

17 September 2018
Source: Vision UK

Papers for the 1st meeting of the Vision UK Research, Cures and Treatments Panel 17/09/18  

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Government rejects online voting for disabled voters amid electoral fraud fears. Vision UK’s reaction

6 September 2018
Source: Yahoo News

The government has rejected calls to provide online voting access to disabled voters, claiming it increases the risk of electoral fraud. E-voting could make elections more accessible for disabled voters, campaigners have argued, and requests to trial online voting were submitted to a recent government report. “There may be potential benefits for some groups in using e-voting but there are

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Vision UK Announce the chairs for two of their strategic transformational panels

28 August 2018
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK are delighted to announce that the we have recruited joint chairs for both the Vision UK Research, Cures and Treatments panel and the Vision UK Services, Support and Care panel. Vision UK’s mission is to improve lives by raising the priority given to eye health and sight loss. We will involve private, public and voluntary organisations to: improve

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