Wednesday 1 & 8 August 2018 (2 day course) 9.00am to 12.30pm
A free information course for professionals in Powys who are interested in learning more about what sight loss support is available nationally and locally.
This course is free to attend however places are limited. In order to register your place please complete the following questions and return by email to firstname.lastname@example.org 07864 954150
· Introduction to the main eye conditions & treatments
· Effects on vision
Introduction to Guide Dogs Cymru and Sighted Guiding - Nathan Foy - Guide Dogs Cymru Engagement Officer
· Guide Dogs Cymru Services, who we are and what we do
· Sighted guiding session
Day 2 Wednesday 8 August 2018
Practical aspects of sight loss - Laura Edwards - Rehabilitation Officer for Visual Impairment
· The role of the ROVI and the sensory team
· Support with mobility, communication and daily living
Sight loss and wellbeing - Ellen Ryan – RNIB Eye Care Liaison Officer
Summary of onward support & services - What local and national support is available and how to access.