Monthly Archives September 2016

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

Visualise Training and Consultancy are running Visual Impairment Awareness training this Autumn. The course is designed to empower and enable you to: Understand the main eye conditions and the importance of eye health Use appropriate language and effective communication – is it ok to say “see you later”? Confidently guide a person with a visual impairment Make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010 Ensure your services are accessible for people with sight loss Date Glasgow – 26th October 2016 Booking Details You can book your place on the Visualise Training and Consultancy website or via email. Cost per attendee: £95.00
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Happy to Translate

Happy to Translate – the power to overcome language barriers in the palm of your hand Happy to Translate (HTT) is an innovative national initiative which helps to bridge the communication gap between organisations and service users who have little or no English. Member organisations display the unique and easily recognisable logo to let those with language barriers know that they are happy to communicate with them and provide language assistance. Staff are trained to use HTT tools to identify a service user’s language and communicate with basic phrases. This ensures that members are able to provide an accessible service
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