Wales Council of the Blind

Voluntary Sector

Definition: This includes various voluntary agencies ranging from large organisations with paid staff to small groups run by volunteers.

Category: adult social care

Credit: Department of Health

Source: Glossary of Adult Social Care Terms

Services mentioning Voluntary Sector

Focal Point UK Rehabilitation Support - (Focal Point UK) Rehabilitation

Focal Point UK is a leading private sector provider of vision rehabilitation (rehab) services to all sector organisations - statutory service providers such as social services departments, education departments and Employment Services, or their agents acting on their behalf. We also work with voluntary sector organisations who provide or require vision rehab services and support.

insport - (Disability Sport Wales ) Sports, arts, leisure and holidays

insport is a Disability Sport Wales project delivered with the support of Sport Wales, which aims to support the physical activity, sport, and leisure sectors delivering inclusively of disabled people. Disability Sport Wales have developed toolkits to support Clubs, National Governing Bodies (NGBs) and Local Authorities to deliver excellent standards of inclusion for disabled people in sport and physical activity. These are separated into individual programmes: insport Club, insport NGB, insport Development, and insport Third Sector. You can find your nearest insport club by entering your postcode at the site below.

Library records mentioning Voluntary Sector

A Map of Services for People with Sight Loss in Wales Report - [Library Type]

This report sets out to give a picture of the services and support provided by the third sector for people with sight loss in Wales.

Network Wales Leaflet - [Library Type]

Network Wales is the fortnightly magazine created by WCVA for its members, jammed full of the latest information for the third sector.

The State of the Nation - Eye health 2016 Report - [Library Type]

This report contains facts and figures on the UK's health, and gives the data and insight that commissioners, policy makers, service providers and professionals working in the health, care and voluntary sectors need in order to make a difference.

Together for Health: Eye Health Care Delivery Plan for Wales 2013-2018 Report - [Library Type]

The Eye Health Care Delivery Plan sets out a range of key actions to improve the eye health of all children and adults in Wales, with specific, targeted support for those most vulnerable to eye health issues and sight loss. The Plan focuses on opportunities for Health Boards and Local Government to work with the Third Sector and other partners to plan, co-ordinate and deliver services for people living within their local communities.