Steve was joined by Councillor Joanna Wright, the Cabinet Member for Highways, Chris Major, the Head of Transport and Louise Murphy, Corporate Equalities Officer for Bath and North East Somerset Council.
Funding will allow more people to be helped during current crisis period.
22 June 2020
Following our campaigning for accessible information, we’re delighted that the Government’s latest letter to people ‘shielding’ due to Covid-19, is available in alternative formats.
We moved quickly to commission a comprehensive Independent Review of RNIB’s safeguarding arrangements and of our governance of regulated services. By June 2018, we had appointed Hugh Davies QC to lead this Independent Review.
This has been a humbling and sobering experience for RNIB. We fully accept the Charity Commission’s recommendations and the inquiry report acknowledges that we are making good progress in implementing them. We are sorry for our failings that were highlighted by the inquiry. We have made significant changes to RNIB and are continuing to embed improvements to ensure that these failings can never happen again.
We've put together guidance for sighted guiding in England, following the introduction of "support bubbles" for people living in single adult households.
The grant will allow for more advice and support for blind and partially sighted people.
Blind and partially sighted people across England who have struggled to buy food since the lockdown are now able to access priority online shopping slots following campaigning by sight loss charities.
Rydyn ni’n gwybod y bydd pobl ledled Cymru’n teimlo’n bryderus am ymweld ag unrhyw leoliad gofal iechyd.