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:
The principles of the subjects covered by the workshops have been endorsed by the Welsh Government; the Older People’s Commissioner; the Chartered Institute of Housing; Cymorth Cymru and by Care and Repair. It also meets best practice and legislative obligations that include, The Equality Act 2010 and Lifetime Homes.
Places are limited, to submit your interest on any of the following workshop dates which will be held at the Shaw Trust building, Llandarcy, SA10 6EJ.
Please respond to [email protected] with completed booking form confirming your interest. Alternatively, the workshop can be delivered at your workplace if you have the necessary facilities and have between 7 and 15 delegates attending.
The available dates are: