LOCSU Podcast

Episode 6: 'Eyecare for people with learning disabilities'

September 10, 2020 LOCSU
LOCSU Podcast
Episode 6: 'Eyecare for people with learning disabilities'
Chapters
0:51
Lisa Donaldson outlines the challenges
5:00
Zoe Richmond on pathways
5:49
Resources available
7:29
SeeAbility eyecare champion
14:27
New pathway
15:49
Advice on commissioning
LOCSU Podcast
Episode 6: 'Eyecare for people with learning disabilities'
Sep 10, 2020
LOCSU

Eyecare for people with learning difficulties has always been a challenge. But the pandemic has made reaching out to this group even harder. In this podcast LOCSU's CEO Richard Whittington talks to Lisa Donaldson from SeeAbility, and Grace McGill who gives a firsthand account of what it's like to visit an optometrist with a learning disability. LOCSU's interim clinical director Zoe Richmond also discusses a new clinical pathway available for commissioning. 

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Eyecare for people with learning difficulties has always been a challenge. But the pandemic has made reaching out to this group even harder. In this podcast LOCSU's CEO Richard Whittington talks to Lisa Donaldson from SeeAbility, and Grace McGill who gives a firsthand account of what it's like to visit an optometrist with a learning disability. LOCSU's interim clinical director Zoe Richmond also discusses a new clinical pathway available for commissioning. 

Lisa Donaldson outlines the challenges
Zoe Richmond on pathways
Resources available
SeeAbility eyecare champion
New pathway
Advice on commissioning