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RNIB research evidences that 1 in 3 of the 35,000 people in Wales who have dementia will have a significant sight loss and a large proportion of the remainder having deteriorating vision and undiagnosed sight loss.
Visibly Better Cymru, supported by ‘Western Bay ICF Dementia Funding’ is offering free workshops aimed at Care Home staff; family-based carers and Occupational Therapists within the Western Bay region of Bridgend, Neath-Port Talbot and Swansea.
The free workshops will address:
Aberystwyth resident, Rhydian Davies and his partner Kellie Ward, are lacing up their trainers for the London Marathon to raise funds for RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People).
Join RNIB Cymru in a special Tea for RNIB to celebrate the Welsh National Day! This St David’s Day RNIB Cymru is asking supporters to hold a Welsh cake fundraiser to support people with sight loss.
RNIB Cymru’s Rights, Advice and Information Service (RAISE) is a specialist welfare benefits and welfare rights service for people with sensory loss across Wales who face poverty and social exclusion.
Only one in every four blind and partially sighted people is in work in the UK at the moment, compared with around three out of four of the general population. Registered blind or partially sighted people with a degree or higher still only have the same chance of getting a job as someone with no qualifications in the general public. Young blind and partially sighted people are twice as likely to not be in education, employment or training compared to other young people of the same age.