Rehabilitation Workers
Professional Network

About Us

The Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network (RWPN) is the professional body of Vision Rehabilitation Workers and Qualified Habilitation Specialists in the United Kingdom.  RWPN was established in 2013 and is a Company Limited by Guarantee.  RWPN also holds the professional register of Vision Rehabilitation Workers and dual-qualified workers.

RWPN exists to:

  • Set and maintain professional standards for the workforce to safeguard them and the people they work with

  • Promote the value of vision rehabilitation for blind and partially sighted people

  • Support the workforce in the day-to-day execution of their role by providing information, advice, guidance and learning opportunities

 To find out more about the full aims of RWPN, who is eligible to become a member and how we are run, read the Constitution.


click here to download the Constitution of the RWPN


RWPN committee are all qualified Vision Rehabilitation Workers.  Each member of the committee represents a regional Rehabilitation Workers group, county or specialist area

Committee Members  - click here to see the current list of committee members

Annual General Meeting 

All members are invited to the AGM.  To read the minutes of previous meetings, click on the document link.  

  AGM minutes 2017             AGM minutes 2016.doc            AGM minutes 2015.doc 

  Audited Accounts 2017-2018 Audited Accounts 2018 - 2019

   Audited Accounts 2016-2017                      Audited Accounts 2015-2016


RWPN Data Protection statement - This statement is in line with our Privacy Policy which can be viewed here


RWPN collects and holds contact details for RWPN members (full, manager, associated and student) in order to keep them informed and up-to-date on the work of their organisation.  RWPN also collects and holds contact details for suppliers, employers and trainers so that we can provide members with the services that these organisations offer.

Information held: (provided by individual, not RWPN)



Date of birth

Email address

Organisation/Place of work

Qualification – type/date

Evidence of qualification (provided by RWPN)

Use of information:

We will never pass on your contact details to another party.  Should a third party require your details, for example after attending training given by an outside provider when evaluation may be requested, we will always ask you to contact them, or forward information from them.

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