Podcasts by the Health and Social Care Skills Development team
Our short podcasts explore the challenges presented by sight loss for older people and people with complex needs, both at home and in care settings, and offer advice and support.
Our podcasts are essential listening for anyone who supports older people living with sight loss, including professionals working with people with complex needs.
These short podcasts explore the challenges presented by sight loss in older people and people with complex needs, both at home and in care settings, and offer carers advice and support.
June and Iain discuss the importance of regular eye health checks, and why it's important that everyone cares for their eye health.
Iain and June explore some common myths around how to talk to an adult with sight loss and explain some of the dos and don'ts.
Iain and June give you some ideas on how to make a home more supportive for an older person living with sight loss.
Training courses for carers
Below are some soundbites from podcasts used in training sessions. You can download our training brochure here to find out more about the courses we offer and how to sign up.
“The information on the training was pitched brilliantly, the content was so informative and I feel I've learned a lot.”
- Hannah Keegan, Macular Society
Soundbites from training sessions
June discusses when an eye appointment in the home might be appropriate, and how to prepare to avoid feeling flustered.
David talks about the benefits of good lighting for people living with sight loss.
June describes how to support a person with dementia, including how to help someone to wear their glasses.
Iain discusses the link between behaviours and sight loss in people with complex needs.
Older people and complex needs
RNIB can provide support and training for health and social care professionals.