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Free Webinar: Sight Loss Needn't Equal Job Loss

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This free webinar will look at assistive technology, adjustments and support for employees with visual impairment so they can keep working

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Every 6 minutes, someone in the UK starts to lose their sight. Many employees struggle on without admitting they have a problem which often leads to stress, anxiety, depression and lower productivity.

Recognisable signs include:

  • Becoming clumsy
  • Finding the computer screen difficult to see
  • Eye fatigue or pain
  • Difficulty in recognising colleagues
  • Struggling to get around the office, shop floor or workplace environment
  • Discomfort with bright lights
  • Finding print and handwritten documents difficult to read
  • Experiencing migraines, headaches and overall tiredness
  • Finding it difficult in dark or dim environments
  • Finding it difficult judging depth

We will discuss:

  • How to maintain good eye health
  • Common symptoms
  • Eye conditions and their effects
  • The emotional impact of receiving a diagnosis
  • Legal obligations under The Equality Act
  • Early intervention and workplace assessments
  • How the working environment can assist employees
  • The range of adjustments and equipment available
  • Assistive technology options
  • The benefits of holistic support
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