Sensory Loss Workshop - Sight and Hearing

Course Description

This course looks at the challenges faced by those with sight and hearing loss and enables the candidate to learn how best to communicate with people who have a sensory loss. Most people with a sensory loss want to remain as independent as possible but may require help at such times when shopping, visiting unfamiliar places and in the work place etc.

Course Topics

  • Communication Skills with Sight and Hearing loss
  • Skills training in and around the home
  • Guiding techniques – learn how to safely guide a person with severe sight loss
  • A display and demonstration of specialist equipment available to those with sight and hearing loss
  • Eye Conditions – covering the most common forms of sight loss, including Charles Bonet Syndrome
  • Sim Specs – the opportunity to try on special sight simulation spectacles that show what a person suffering from a sight condition actually sees
  • Lip reading
  • Sign Language and Finger Spelling
  • Referral processes
  • Statutory Services

CPD Learning Hours:  6 Hours

Recommended Audience: 
This course is recommended for people who work in the care sector

For a fixed fee of £599.99+VAT we can provide this course at your workplace for 12 candidates

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Next dates for:

Please contact us and we can discuss either scheduling a group session at your workplace, or let you know when this course is next going to run as a scheduled session.


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