SeeAbility release powerful new film to encourage eye tests

SeeAbility, the charity that helps disabled people with sensory loss, have released a powerful video informing the importance of regular eye tests for people with learning disabilities.

The video introduces us to Leanne, and the story of her cataract surgery which drastically improved her vision, life and happiness after having successful surgery.

Click to watch the YouTube video here.

Nursing Times: Trusts told to plan for learning disability workforce shortages in new care standards

Trusts must have plans to tackle a shortage of staff specialising in supporting people with learning disabilities, the NHS regulator for England has said.

The recommendation is one of four new standards issued by NHS Improvement to help trusts measure the standard of care they provide to people with learning disabilities.

Read more here.