Wales Council of the Blind


Definition: This can refer to re-assessment of service user's needs and issues, and consideration of the extent to which services are to meet the stated objectives, achieve the desired outcomes and respond to changes in circumstances or service criteria. Review may also refer to an organisational review.

Category: adult social care

Credit: Department of Health

Source: Glossary of Adult Social Care Terms

Services mentioning Review

Forest Talk - (Forest Talk) Accessible media

Forest Talk provides a weekly talking newspaper for blind and visually impaired people in the Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire. We record local news items taken from the weekly Forest of Dean newspapers: The Forester and Wye Valley Forest Review. We complement this with a weekly ‘magazine’ of light-hearted articles, local interest items, poems and anecdotes. Each recording lasts approximately 90 minutes. Our recordings are distributed on USB memory sticks. We also supply each of our registered blind listeners with a free of charge USB ‘soundbox’ to enable them to listen to our recordings each week. Publications: The Forester (weekly); The Wye Valley Review (weekly); Western Daily Press (daily).

Library records mentioning Review

Give me access to college: Blind and partially sighted students locked out of post 16 education Report - [Library Type]

Our findings have shown a lack of available support for blind and partially sighted students in post-16 settings. The SEND review provides the Government with the perfect opportunity to review this and to ensure that we have a post-16 education provision and support that enables blind and partially sighted people to have equal access to education.

How Accessible Is Access to Work in Wales? 3 years on Report - [Library Type]

This report outlines the problems being experienced by Access to Work applicants and recipients at the different stages of the process. The report also references the previous report, highlighting where changes have been made and where concerns remain 3 years on. This report highlights the previous 5 themes that emerged from focus group discussion and case studies: contact with clients; provision of information; advisor skills and knowledge; assessments; and payments, reviews and personalised budgets.

How does the UK public think and feel about people with visual impairment: a review of existing evidence Report - [Library Type]

This article provides a narrative review of existing evidence of how the UK public treats (behaviours), thinks (perceptions) and feels (attitudes) about people with V.I. Despite limitations, the findings suggest that there is a gap between the behaviours reported by people with V.I. and the attitudes expressed by members of the UK public.

Preventing avoidable sight loss : developing an evidence base to build better eye care services Report - [Library Type]

This guide introduces RNIB’s work to develop evidence-based eye health interventions. It provides an overview of: RNIB’s research into the barriers and enablers that affect access to primary & secondary eye care services; the key recommendations from an evidence review examining the effectiveness of intervention strategies to address inequalities in eye health care; the five key areas you can address to improve access to, and design of, local eye care services; the CEP pilot interventions, which seek to improve eye health for groups at an increased risk of sight loss.

Sight Loss UK 2012 - the latest evidence Report - [Library Type]

Sight loss UK is an annual evidence review based on 45 key indicators that show us what life is like for people with experience of sight loss, their carers and those at risk of sight loss. This data summary provides professionals working in the sight loss sector with the latest evidence related to the lives of people with sight loss and clear information about the factors affecting people at risk of sight loss. The report includes indicators on the following topics: people living with sight loss and those at risk of sight loss; cost of sight loss; preventing avoidable sight loss; supporting independent living; creating an inclusive society; global sight loss.