Staff shortages and high caseloads
23rd May 2017
New Black Thrive website
23rd May 2017

Learning disabled check out opticians

Unique ID: KO9H7166 Caption: Optician Consultation. A woman having an eye site test. Having your eyes tested. Sitting in a chair. Optician holding a series of lenses in front of her eyes fitting them in to a frame on her face. A dispensing optician.

Learning disabled adults and their support workers have been busy visiting opticians to find out whether they are accessible and kind and provide good quality information and advice. The visit to eight Lambeth opticians is part of our Right for Everyone programme.

The programme, a partnership initiative with the Lambeth Learning Disability Assembly and Lambeth Mencap supported by NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning group, involves training learning disabled adults to become Enter and View visits in order to assess primary care services. They have already completed visits to healthy living pharmacies, GP practices and dentists.

Read more

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *