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10 Principles of Good Practice in Vision Rehabilitation Library Item

The leaflet defines 10 principles which will show vi people what they are entitled to from their local vision rehabilitation service and should give them the confidence to ask for vision rehabilitation when it is needed.
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A View to the Future: A Guide for Parents/Carers and Teachers Library Item

Describes the services offered to VI children by GVIS in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen.
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Bus Driver leaflet - myth buster! Library Item

Leaflet produced by ViW and Bridgevis to give bus drivers an awareness of the issues faced by visually impaired people when trying to use bus services.
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Cataract Library Item

Information leaflet about cataracts and their treatment.
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Disabled Children's Service - Information Directory Library Item

A leaflet summarising the services available to disabled children and their parents/carers in Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council.
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Driving & glaucoma Library Item

The leaflet includes information on when to report glaucoma to the DVLA, the tests that the DVLA will ask the applicant to take, what to expect from the tests and from the testing optometrist (optician). Additional information includes clarification on the testing conditions for the visual field test and the fact that up to three visual fields can be taken, with the DVLA accepting the best result.
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Enjoy Life! Guidance on helping older people with sight & hearing problems Library Item

Leaflet giving hints and tips for people whose older friends or relatives are experiencing sight & hearing problems.
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Eye examinations for people with dementia Library Item

This factsheet provides information on eye examinations for people with dementia. It will be useful for people with dementia, their families, carers and professionals.
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Eyelid Problems Library Item

Leaflet giving information about Blepharitis, an inflammation of the eyelids.
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Floaters and flashers Library Item

Description of the conditions, their effects and treatment options.
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How to use eye drops Library Item

Easy-read factsheet on how to apply eye drops.
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Macular degeneration Library Item

Information about the symptoms and treatment of macular problems.
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Make the most of your sight: Improve the lighting in your home Library Item

The booklet seeks to demonstrate good lighting practice by giving ideas, hints and tips on how to light your home more effectively with the different types of household and task lighting that are available and seeks to demonstrate their relative benefits. It gives ideas, hints and tips on how to light your home more effectively with different types of general and task lighting. It gives information in straightforward terms and will be of interest to older people and their families as well as people with sight loss. Housing and social care professionals, including occupational therapists and rehabilitation workers, may also find it useful when dealing with their clients.
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Making an entrance: Colour, contrast and design of entrances to homes of people with sight loss Library Item

A checklist which has been prepared using views and experiences of visually impaired people, housing professionals, local authority officials, access consultants, architects and manufacturers. It pinpoints key areas which cause problems for visually impaired people when entering their homes and offers hints and tips on how to address these issues.
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Making Independent Travellers - Mobility Service Library Item

Leaflet describing how the GVIS mobility service can help vi children in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen.
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Network Wales Library Item

Network Wales is the fortnightly magazine created by WCVA for its members, jammed full of the latest information for the third sector.
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Personal Independence Payment & other benefits at 16 Library Item

Describes benefits which a young person may be able to claim at age 16, including the new PIP. It also outlines how benefits claimed by the young person can impact benefits being claimed by the family, so that families can be fully aware of the consequences of any claims.
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Services for people with a sensory loss Library Item

Leaflet describing the services provided by the Rhondda Cynon Taff Sensory Services team to adults and children in the county.
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Sight tests at home Library Item

If you are unable to visit a high street optician by yourself because you have a physical or mental disability, then this leaflet sets out how to arrange for a sight test in your own home.
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Top Tips for Healthcare Professionals: Accessing care - meeting patients' needs Library Item

A series of tips based on the experiences of RNIB supporters and RNIB guidance.
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Top tips for Healthcare Professionals: Accessing care- the physical environment Library Item

Simple steps which health providers can take to enable visually impaired people to get around as independently as possible.
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Top Tips for Taxi Drivers Library Item

Brief list which tells taxi drivers how to assist their vision impaired passengers (whether or not they are guide dog users).
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Transitions Service in Wales Support for young people aged between 14-25 who are blind or partially sighted Library Item

Describes the support offered by RNIB Cymru to young people who are moving through school to education and work.
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Wearing glasses with dementia Library Item

When you have dementia it is important to make the most of your sight. Wearing any glasses you need, enables you to make the most of your sight. Without glasses some people would have to cope with blurred vision all the time & this may also worsen the symptoms of dementia and increase a sense of isolation and confusion. This factsheet is about the issues people with dementia who need to wear glasses may face. It will be useful for people with dementia, their families, carers and professionals.
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When your partner becomes visually impaired - helpful insights & coping strategies Library Item

Help and advice for partners of vi people - some is specific to people in the States, but there is also information of more general interest.
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Your Guide to Stargardt's Disease Library Item

This guide to Stargardt's disease provides information about the condition, guidance on living with it, and places to find further support.
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