Sensory Loss

The links from this page will take you to advice and guidance from UK’s leading organisations supporting people with sensory loss.
To use the resources, have a generic certificate with you to make notes on your learning.
Complete the front of the certificate with the name of the resource, approximate number of hours you spent studying it and the outcomes ( these can usually be found in the summary of a document or at the start of a DVD)

Likely qualification links are:
Unit 4222-258 Introductory awareness of sensory loss (SS MU 2.1)
Unit 4222-216 Support independence in the tasks of daily living (HSC 2007)

Links:

Tips for working with visually impaired people

Guiding visually impaired people

Think Local Act Personal resources:
A Making it Real narrative which looks at practical examples and identifies key messages for personalising services for people with sensory impairment.

http://www.thinklocalactpersonal.org.uk/Latest/Resource/?cid=10912

Thomas Pocklington Trust – housing and everyday living support for people who are blind or have sight loss the support they require to lead an independent life, based on their individual requirements.
http://www.pocklington-trust.org.uk/