Health and Social care professionals
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Being a vision rehabilitation officer is a varied job, you have to think on your feet, make instant decisions and respond to the different needs of very different people.
Information and advice on sight loss in people with learning disabilities, dementia and in older people for blind and partially sighted people and individuals who work in social care.
Find training and professional development opportunities to develop your skills in supporting older people with sight loss or people with sight loss and complex needs.
If you work in social care or are supporting someone with dementia you can find information on how to help them look after their eyes.
If you work with people with learning disabilities you can find resources and information on how to identify sight loss and support those who have already been diagnosed.
If you work with older people you can find information resources, services and products to help you in your role.
Everyone has the right to receive accessible health and care information. We have developed a range of resources which you and your organisation can use to ensure health and care information is accessible to blind and partially sighted people.
The #EyeCareSupportPathway is a framework, developed by RNIB and partners across the sector, for the NHS, social care organisations, the third sector and the public to use to support the transformation of eye care and eye services.