Course duration & style:
½ day online teaching

Module aims:
To increase understanding and knowledge of the emotional, psychological and social aspects of sight loss and to enable professionals to work more effectively with people with sight loss.


Module objectives:
At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Describe and explain attitudes, fears and emotions in respect of sight loss
  • Identify and describe the main themes arising in this area of work
  • Demonstrate how to respond to the emotional needs which affect a client’s rehabilitation and their ability to cope


Module information:
This course is ideal for any professional, from social care, health and voluntary sector organisations at any level, who works with anyone who is having difficulty coming to terms with the emotional and psychological aspect of sight loss. As an essential element of the rehabilitation process, this course will equip professionals with appropriate knowledge and skills to support people at their immediate point of need. A range of emotions and responses will be explored along with various models of loss by using case studies and discussion groups and examples of good practice.

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