Visual Impairment

Visual Impairment


Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone who cares for people living with visual impairments

Course Aims

To be able to care for those with visual impairments

Learning Outcomes

  • Know what is meant by Visual Impairment 
  • Understand the difficulties people with visual impairments might have in their day-to-day activities 
  • Be aware of the need for effective risk assessments
  • Know of factors to consider when providing care for those with visual impairment
  • Understand what issues can occur when a person with dementia also has a visual impairment 
  • Recognise activities that can be engaging for those with a visual impairment
  • Recognise some of the common medical causes for visual impairment 
  • Know how vision is tested 
  • Understand the readings of a Snellen test
  • Be aware of what counts as severely sight impaired, and sight impaired
  • Be aware of the technology and equipment available for those living with impaired vision 

Course available as

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Hours

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