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A Guide to visually impaired-friendly sport Library Item

This guide has been created with the specific purpose to assist anyone who is delivering sport and physical activities with support, ideas and guidance on how to include people with a visual impairment. This resource is all about helping sport providers to be VI friendly through their provision of activities, training, resources and support.
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Access to hotels for guide dogs owners & other blind & partially sighted people Library Item

This guide provides information relating to access for guide dog owners to hotels, bed and breakfasts, etc. It sets out the legislative duties that owners and staff have under the Equality Act 2010 which specifically requires entry to these premises for guide dogs. It also provides tips and advice for owners, managers and staff on how to make their premises more accessible, how to communicate and assist guide dog owners, & contact details for more information.
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Adult UK sight loss pathway (part of UK Vision Strategy 2013) Library Item

The Adult UK sight loss pathway offers commissioners and practitioners a unique tool to enable people with sight loss to get the right support at the right time and from the right person. It clarifies the pathway across health and social care and so enables better partnership working and a smooth transition for the person with sight loss. It is a process map describing how the principles of best-practice can be applied to service delivery for adults with sight loss. Word version is at www.vision2020uk.org.uk/UKVisionstrategy.
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All-Wales standards for accessible communication and information for people with sensory loss Library Item

Under the Equality Act 2010 there is a legal duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure equality of access to healthcare services for disabled people. Public bodies need to take positive action so that all access and communication needs are met. The document sets out the standards of service delivery that people with sensory loss should expect when they access healthcare. These standards apply to adults, young people and children.
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Charge Information Pack for Practitioners Library Item

A new comprehensive information pack which offers 28 in-depth factsheets about the many aspects of living with CHARGE syndrome.
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Choosing central heating controls and saving energy Library Item

Guide for people with sight loss.
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Commissioning better eye care - Adults with low vision Library Item

Clinical commissioning guidance from The College of Optometrists & The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, which aims to to help those designing and commissioning eye care improve the value of their services for adults with low vision.
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Commissioning better eye care - Age related macular degeneration Library Item

Clinical commissioning guidance from The College of Optometrists & The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, which aims to to help those designing and commissioning eye care improve the value of their services for people with age-related macular degeneration.
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Commissioning better eye care - Glaucoma Library Item

Clinical commissioning guidance from The College of Optometrists & The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, which aims to to help those designing and commissioning eye care improve the value of their services for people with glaucoma.
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Commissioning better eye care - urgent eye care Library Item

Clinical commissioning guidance from The College of Optometrists & The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, which aims to to help those designing and commissioning eye care improve the value of their services for people with an urgent eye condition. This is defined as any eye condition that is of recent onset and is distressing or is believed by the patient, carer or referring health professional to present an imminent threat to vision or general health.
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Dementia and sensory loss: Sight loss Library Item

Advice for social care professionals on how to recognise sight loss in people with dementia.
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Employing disabled people and people with health conditions Library Item

Guidance to help employers to recruit and employ disabled people.
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Getting Connected: Engaging people with sight loss in accessible technology. Good practice guidance for community projects and services Library Item

This good practice guide contains information for any project, community resource or service looking to support people with sight loss to become digitally engaged and highlights some of the best practice, information, resources and support available.
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Guidelines for the design of accessible information and communication technology systems Library Item

These Guidelines are written for designers of information and communication technology (ICT) and provide advice and recommendations on accessibility issues for all types of disabilities.
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Holidays, play and leisure - information for families Library Item

Information on all aspects of holidays, play and leisure for disabled children, including details of useful contacts.
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Information about vision impairment: Guide for parents Library Item

Detailed guide for parents on how to bring up a vision impaired child, from early years through schooling.
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National Minimum Standards for Care Homes for Older People - Supplementary Guidance - Visual Impairment Library Item

This supplementary guidance to the National Minimum Standards for Older People provides additional advice to inspectors when interpreting the relevant standards for visually impaired people.
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Personal Independence Payment Toolkit for Support Organisations Library Item

A set of on-line resources giving individuals and organisations information about this benefit.
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Sight loss in older people: the essential guide for general practice Library Item

This guide provides professionals working in general practice with a text to help them recognise sight loss and update their knowledge on the links between sight loss and other common health conditions. It also highlights the need and routes for early detection and appropriate referral, and suggest how services provided by general practices can be made more accessible for older people with sight loss.
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The All Wales Standards for communication and information for people with sensory loss Library Item

The purpose of these standards is to ensure that the communication and information needs of people with a sensory loss are met when accessing healthcare services in Wales. They set out the standards of service delivery that people with sensory loss should expect to be met when they access healthcare. These standards apply to adults, young people and children.
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This is your future: a career guide for disabled students, by disabled students Library Item

This guide is full of information about starting your career if you have a disability. It covers looking for work, the recruitment process, being in a job and can tell you about the different types of support available to you at each of these stages. Learning about your rights and the support you are entitled to will help you make the most of every opportunity at the beginning of your career.
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Visually Impaired-Friendly Swimming- Guide for supporting vi adults & children in the pool Library Item

This resource has been created with the specific purpose to assist anyone who is delivering swimming activities with support, ideas and guidance on how to include people with a visual impairment. It is all about helping mainstream leisure providers to be VI friendly through their provision of training, resources and support.
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Your guide to juvenile macular dystrophies Library Item

This guide to juvenile macular dystrophies (JMD) provides information about several conditions, (including Stargardt's disease, Best disease, surbus fundus dystrophy and cone dystrophy), guidance on living with them, and places to find further support.
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