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Research report gives proposals for a mental health training curriculum for staff in the visual impairment sector

Sight impairment can have profound psychological consequences, but these are not always addressed. A research report published in the British Journal of Visual Impairment contains proposals for a curriculum which would train people working in the sight loss sector (such a charities or local authorities) to identify mental health issues in their clients, and signpost them for support.

The report was produced by a team of researchers, including two academics from Cardiff University. You can read it here.