Understanding Sight Loss – 18 February 2022

Date: 18.02.2022
Location: On-line via Zoom

Supporting people with a learning disability

This is a free course.  From 10.00am – 11.00am

The aim of the training is to increase awareness of the most common eye conditions and the potential impact these have for people with a learning disability. The session will show the importance of accessing eye care.

Delegates attending this training will get an increased understanding of sight loss for people with a learning disability, and its impact on their lives.

By the end of the training, delegates will be able to:

  • Have increased awareness of the prevalence of sight loss for people with a learning disability.
  • List common eye conditions and their potential impact.
  • Describe how sight loss and unidentified sight loss can impact on a person’s life and behaviour.
  • Discuss potential barriers for people with a learning disability to access eye care
  • Know where to find resources associated with this module

This training has been developed and is delivered by RNIB.

Who this course is for

This course is for anyone working in health or social care who works with people with a learning disability.

Further learning

You may also be interested in the training session Behaviour and sight loss available on:

Booking details

Once you have booked on the course we will send you full instructions on how to join the session.

Your details

Anyone booking on this course will have their names and email addresses shared with RNIB for the purposes of course administration and facilitation only. Learning Disability Wales will not share your information with anyone else.

This course is provided in partnership between RNIB and  Learning Disability Wales.

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25 places available
Standard
Ticket for anyone who does not fall into any of the categories below.
£0.00 per person / day
Concession
For organisations with an annual income of less than £1Million.
£0.00 per person / day
Person with a learning disability
Anyone who has a learning disability attending in their own capacity or as a representative of an organisation as volunteer, member or employee.
£0.00 per person / day
Parent / Family Carer
Anyone who is an unpaid carer for a person with a learning disability. The person with a learning disability does not have to be with the person.
£0.00 per person / day
Paid Support
A paid carer supporting someone with a learning disability to attend the event who would not be able to attend/participate fully without support
£0.00 per person / day
Student
Anyone who is registered as a full or part time student not in employment
£0.00 per person / day
Date: 18/02/2022
Learning Disability Wales, 41 Lambourne Crescent Cardiff Business Park, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5GG
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