Emma and Alan share their experiences of visiting their opticians in the UK and believe that their cinema provides more support than their opticians. Emma believes that there is a true lack of appropriate training that is given to opticians to empower them to support patients with sight loss.
Emma and Alan share there experience of dating. Emma talks about how Alan's blindness has never got in the way of there relationship and how this has been one of her best relationships ever.
Daniel Williams, Jayshree Vasani and Peter Black launch the first ever seeing beyond the eyes project, bringing together eye care and sight loss professionals to encourage better working partnerships in order for low vision patients to recieve the service they deserve.
Oh no not another trip to the eye clinic from the patient perspective of visiting an eye clinic in the UK. The patient explores how they feel accessing the services when they have a visual impairment.
This podcast with Daniel Williams, Founder of Visualise Training and Consultancy discusses how clinical staff can easily refer patients with visual impairments to support services following their suspected diagnosis. No patient should leave an optician or eye clinic without a referral for non medical support. You can find the resource pack discussed here; https://www.visualisetrainingandconsultancy.com/seeing-beyond-the-eyes/