Social care professionals latest news

This page contains updates on the latest social professionals news from RNIB and our partners.

You may also be interested in our:

  • Research reports - our research covers a huge range of sight loss issues.
  • Expert series blog - our fortnightly blog by sight loss sector professionals explores topical issues around sight loss in a thought provoking manner.
  • Evidence-based reviews - which look in some detail at blind and partially sighted people across different age groups.

Latest news

Dementia and sight loss information now part of SCIE's Dementia Gateway
A new section on "Dementia and sensory loss" has been added to The Social Care Institute for Excellence’s Dementia Gateway.

Latest research published
We have published a number of research reports that you may find useful.

New heating guide produced for blind and partially sighted people
A new guide offering practical advice on choosing and using heating controls to stay warm and save energy has been produced by the Thomas Pocklington trust.

Learning opportunites for visually impaired senior citizens
We have been developing non-formal learning opportunities for visually impaired senior citizens with a view to increase their active engagement and full involvement in civil society.

New resources for people recently diagnosed with an eye condition
We have launched a new series of publications to provide information for people who have recently been diagnosed with an eye condition.

Support volunteer for Living with sight loss course
We are looking for someone to support our facilitators in delivering a six week Living with Sight Loss course.

Knowledge and research hub

We are a leading source of information on sight loss and the issues affecting blind and partially sighted people. Access our statistics, evidence and reports in our research hub.

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