Practice Guidance

July 2020

please click to read  - note this version of the guidance, which is based substantially on that of May 2020, is published in collaboration with a range of sightloss sector organisations.



Click below to see two COVID-19 risk assessments that one local authority put in place in July and August.2020.

Home Visit Risk Assessment 

O&M Risk Assessment 

Rehabilitation Workers
Professional Network

The professional body for Rehabilitation Workers who work with Visually Impaired People

Whether you are a qualified or student Rehab Worker, qualified assistant or qualified deafblind specialist, we need your support. To read about the benefits of joining, click here

Vision Rehab. Workers can join as Full. Deafblind specialists can join as Associate members, and managers can join as Manager members. Student, associate and manager membership is free:

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Low Vision Training

Low Vision Training has taken place in Birmingham and Manchester and Falkirk. We are hoping to offer it in other locations too when the risks from Coronavirus has receded - keep an eye out!

Feedback from those who attended the course:

"Very informative course, well presented and explained to a high level." "Excellent tutor, passionate about his work."  "Excellent, good reinforcement, acquired knowledge.  Enjoyed the fact we could move around and interact which promoted learning."

We are always to keen to hear your ideas for training and professional development needs. 

Previous O&M Training delivered by Focal Point UK

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