VISION 2020 UK response to the European Accessibility Act (11/04/16)

15 August 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK

Executive Summary   1 The EU and most of the Member States have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). As such they have committed to create a legislative framework for accessibility in line with Article 9 of the Convention. Accessibility is considered as a wide concept that includes the prevention and elimination of

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VISION 2020 UK Response To The European Accessibility Act (11.04.16)

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VISION 2020 UK response to the Disability and the built environment inquiry 2016

15 August 2017

Response VISION 2020 UK is dedicated to the proposition that accessible environments are key to independence. However integrated accessibility, between different areas of the public realm is a non-negotiable. You could have an incredibly accessible building next to inaccessible transport links. VISION 2020 UK considers accessibility as a wide concept that includes the prevention and elimination of obstacles that pose

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CCEHC – Low vision, habilitation and rehabilitation framework for adults and children

9 August 2017
Source: CCEHC

Please find attached the Low vision, habilitation and rehabilitation framework for adults and children. It has been sent to all CCG Chairs, STP leads, LEHN Chairs and NHS England. It will be also sent to all local authorities in England. Also attached are the Primary eye care framework and the Community ophthalmology framework, together with a quick summary of all

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STP CCEHC Frameworks 2017 Summary
STP CCEHC Frameworks 2017 Summary
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Community Ophthalmology Framework
Community Ophthalmology Framework
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Low Vision Framework Final June 2017
Low Vision Framework Final June 2017
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Primary Eye Care Framework Final 1.0
Primary Eye Care Framework Final 1.0

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Guide Dogs: Scared Space Report

4 August 2017
Source: Guide Dogs

This report examines the results of a survey conducted by Guide Dogs into the experiences of all road users on shared surface versus traditional streets. The report reveals worrying statistics about the accessibility and usability of shared surface streets for all road users, but particularly those with a disability. Safety emerges as a key issue with 76% of respondents reporting

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Presentations from the Impact of visual impairment on health, wealth & jobs – taking a person-centred approach to wellbeing conference, Sight Village Birmingham 18/07/17

31 July 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK, West Midlands Local Eye Health Network, Health Education England in the West Midlands

Attached below are the presentitons from the: ‘Impact of visual impairment on health, wealth & jobs – taking a person-centred approach to wellbeing’ confernce held at Sight Village Birmingham on 18.07.17 The conference was hosted by West Midlands Local Eye Health Network in partnership with VISION 2020 UK, Health Education England in the West Midlands, and Sight Village. This event

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2 LEHN Conference HWBpresentation 2017.07.18 CR
2 LEHN Conference HWBpresentation 2017.07.18 CR

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170627 Sight Village 2017 David Allen FINAL
170627 Sight Village 2017 David Allen FINAL
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Catherine  Dennison My Voice Birmingham
Catherine Dennison My Voice Birmingham
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Martin Sigsworth Thomas Pocklington Trust Employment Powerpoint
Martin Sigsworth Thomas Pocklington Trust Employment Powerpoint
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Pres For Sight Village  Conference Mark Godfrey
Pres For Sight Village Conference Mark Godfrey
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Papers for the VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Committee 05/07/17

3 July 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Committee

Papers for the VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Committee meeting 05/07/17  

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Attach 1 - Agenda For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 050717
Attach 1 - Agenda For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 050717
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 260417
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 260417
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 050717
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 050717
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Attach 4 - Ten Tips To Promote Eye Health For People With Dementia
Attach 4 - Ten Tips To Promote Eye Health For People With Dementia
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Attach 5 - DaSLC Workplan V5 260417
Attach 5 - DaSLC Workplan V5 260417
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Attach 5 - FINAL Survey Monkey Responses 030717
Attach 5 - FINAL Survey Monkey Responses 030717
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Attach 6 - Combined Focus Group Responses 040717
Attach 6 - Combined Focus Group Responses 040717
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Cataracts and Dementia Factsheet

30 June 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK Dementia and Sight Loss Committee

Cataracts are a very common eye condition in older people. Most people with cataracts are over the age of 60 and they become more common as people age. Dementia is also a condition that mainly affects people over the age of 65 and becomes more common as people get older. It is thought that about 1/3 of the 850000 patients

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Cataracts And Dementia Factsheet
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Cataracts And Dementia Factsheet Large Print
Cataracts And Dementia Factsheet Large Print
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Cataracts And Dementia Factsheet Large Print
Cataracts And Dementia Factsheet Large Print
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Scottish Government: A review of low vision service provision in Scotland

29 June 2017
Source: Scottish Government

19/04/17 An independent review of low vision service provision across Scotland carried out by NHS Education for Scotland on behalf of the Scottish Government Low vision services aim to enable people with loss of vision to regain or maintain as much independence and autonomy as possible, and can include rehabilitation, visual aids, emotional support and advice. Low vision is common

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