Course summary
Visual awareness session aimed at all health and social care professionals, looking to have an increased understanding of sight loss. It will cover the common eyes conditions, the impact of sight loss can have, and simple strategies to help ensure best practice within a health and social care setting. This session will also touch on the topics of sight loss and learning disabilities, sight loss and dementia and inclusive environments. For sessions specific to these topics, please look at the other sessions available.  

Suitable for
Health and Social Care professionals looking for an increased awareness and understanding of sight loss.

Prior knowledge/experience needed
No prior knowledge needed.

Topics covered

  • Key facts and statistics
  • Common eye conditions and their effect on vision
  • The potential impact of sight loss
  • Identifying sight loss and the impact of hidden sight loss (including a light touch on information for learning disabilities and dementia).
  • Simple support tips to help ensure best practice including communication and accessible information tips and advice on how to create a more inclusive environment.

This course will be held online. If you have any accessibility requirements, or any queries please contact the team at [email protected]

Date and time

22 May 2024 at 9:30am

Additional Information
Once you have booked this course you will receive an email receipt for payment.

Before the course you will receive an email from RNIB’s External Training Enquiries mailbox with the joining link, training guidelines and any further information you will need prior to the session.

Please note: You will not receive a physical product when purchasing this course. All course material will be sent to you via email.

Barcode: SHOPHSC1

Unit of sale
Available to order

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