Sight awareness

Sight Awareness Course

For carers and other professionals involved with those with sight loss, our experts can offer a reasonably priced comprehensive course which can be tailored to your needs. The course covers:

  • The main causes of sight loss and the effect it has on people’s vision
  • Other effects sight loss has on people’s lives including psychological and social issues
  • How people get around including what different white canes mean and are used for, with a practical demonstration of sighted guiding
  • The principles of aids that may help people
  • Communication methods
  • Leisure time

The course includes a short DVD and lasts for approximately two and a half hours. It can take place on your own premises, at our Head Office or at a venue of your choice.

Hospital and nursing home staff, teachers and employers have gained a great deal of knowledge and support from these courses.

If you would like to know more or book one of these course for your team, please contact our office on 02380 646 371 or go to the Contact Us page.