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
Read more The Wales Vision Strategy 2018
20 November 2018
Source: Welsh Government
The Welsh Government would like would like your views on what they should do to tackle loneliness and social isolation. Consultation ends: 15 January 2019 This consultation • sets out our vision of the Wales we want to see, linked to the Welsh Government’s legislative and strategic frameworks. • sets out definitions of loneliness and social isolation. • highlights what the
Read more Welsh Government: Connected communities – Tackling loneliness and social isolation
20 August 2018
Source: Certifications (CVIs) Office
The sensory statistics publication to people newly certified as severely sight impaired and sight impaired in Wales is currently published every 2 years, so the next update will be due in June 2019. An exact date has not yet been confirmed. April 2016 – March 2017 Certificate of Vision Impairment Wales (CVIW) data have been submitted to the Welsh Government
Read more Sensory statistics publication to people newly certified as severely sight impaired and sight impaired in Wales is currently published every 2 years, next update will be due in June 2019.
27 November 2017
Source: Wales Council of the Blind
The Health Secretary has unveiled improvements to the All Wales Sensory Loss Standards, which help ensure people with sensory loss get information about services they can access and understand, as well as any communication support they need. From this month, GP surgeries in Wales are being asked to identify and record the information and communication needs of their patients with
Read more New Accessible Information Standard to ensure people with sensory loss can access information that ‘Makes Sense’.