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Registered blind and partially sighted persons at 31 March, England

Registered blind and partially sighted persons at 31 March, England

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Published by (D.H.S.S. Statistics and Research Division 6) in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDepartment of Health and Social Security. 1977, 1982, 1986, 1988-.
SeriesPersonal social services local authority statistics
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Health and Social Security. Statistics and Research Division 6.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19598274M

Contains detailed statistics on adults and children registered, with councils with social services responsibilities in England, as being blind or partially sighted. The data are compiled from the triennial SSDA return submitted by councils to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). According to the National Assistance Act , a person can be registered as blind if they are 'so blind that they cannot do any work for which eyesight is essential'. A person may be registered as partially sighted if they are 'substantially and permanently handicapped by defective vision, caused by congenital defect or illness or injury'.

Our Chief Executive explains how blind and partially sighted people can access support and services we offer during this challenging time. Coronavirus: Five ways RNIB services can help 19 March Our teams are working hard and we aim to increase our support for blind and partially sighted people over the coming weeks. This data shows the number of people registered with Councils with Adult Social Services Responsibilities (CASSRs) in England as being blind and partially sighted by age, for years ending 31 March. Age groups are: , , , , , 75 and over.

The high cost for blind registration is the examination for BD8 in own home plus an hour’s face to face contact with a social worker. The low cost is just the fee for re-examination in consulting room for BD8 certification. 14 The low cost of low vision aids is from an audit of an “in-house” NHS hospital low vision aid service. 19 This was not taken as the standard cost as a recent.   With the help of two sighted friends and a guide, the year-old set off from the Antarctic coast, determined to ski to the South Pole. Hauling a kilogram ( lb) sled around his waist and battling freezing winds, Lock and his companions traveled kilometers ( mi) over 39 days, snacking on dehydrated foods and chunks of butter.


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Registered blind and partially sighted persons at 31 March, England Download PDF EPUB FB2

After receiving a copy of your certificate, your local social services team should contact you to ask if you wish to be included on its register of blind and partially sighted people. If you say “yes” then you become registered. If you choose not to be registered, you can still get support from social services to help you remain independent.

This publication contains detailed statistics on adults and children registered, with councils with social services responsibilities in England, as being blind or partially sighted. The data are compiled from the triennial SSDA return submitted by Local Authorities to NHS Digital.

Registered Blind and Partially Sighted Persons, Scotland Data was collected on persons registered with local authorities as at 31 st March The return asks for the number of blind and partially sighted persons by age, sex and additional disabilities.

It does not include persons who may meet the criteria for being blind or. at 31 March, people were on the register of partially sighted people, an increase of 1, ( per cent) from March There w new registrations to the register of partially sighted people, a fall of 8 per cent compared to Differences between the age groups.

Registrations. At 31 March, people were on the register of blind people, a decrease of 5, (3 per cent) from March There were 9, new registrations to the register of blind people, a fall of 11 per cent compared to How do I register as sight impaired (partially sighted) or severely sight impaired (blind).

You can only be registered once you have attended an eye clinic appointment and obtained a CVI (certification Registered blind and partially sighted persons at 31 March vision impairment). The term registration is often used as shorthand to cover the whole process but there are two distinct and separate stages.

People Registered Blind and Partially Sighted - England, Year ending 31 March Council level open data CSV files [zip, size: kB ] Registered Blind and Partially Sighted People England, Year ending 31 March Pre-release Access List. Registered Blind and Partially Sighted Persons, Year Ending 31 March, England (Personal social services local authority statistics / Great Britain.

Department of Health and Social Security) by Great Britain Statistics and Research Division | 1 Jan 1 Care should be taken when commenting on trends as the fall in numbers between and is explained in part by improvements in reporting procedures by some local authorities.

Source: Registration of Blind and Partially Sighted Persons Return Form SWB. Just under three-quarters of registered blind persons are over the age of 65, with approximately two-thirds being over Inthe number of people registered as blind or partially sighted was estimated to be 34, There were 2, cases registered during the period 1 April to 31 March.

Registered blind and partially sighted persons Scotland Welsh Government () Register of physically/sensory disabled persons on 31 March Welsh Government ().

Registered partially sighted persons have increased year on year throughout the 9-year period. Chart 3: Time Series of Registered Blind and Registered Partially Sighted Persons Aged 65 and Under, Overall the number of registered visually impaired under year-olds has increased by 6 per cent on last year.

Registered Blind and Partially Sighted People - Year Ending 31 MarchEngland Registered Blind and Partially Sighted People, England About NHS Digital. Inthe number of people registered as blind or partially sighted was estimated to be 34, There were 2, cases registered during the period 1 April to 31 Marchan increase of per cent on The majority, 55 per cent, of those on the register were blind, 45 per cent were partially sighted.

The findings were backed up by a poll of the general public [2] which revealed that 50 per cent believe that blind and partially sighted people would struggle to find and hold down a job. 28 per cent of those surveyed wrongly believe that blind and partially sighted people cannot read books and 31 per cent said that blind and partially sighted.

There are just o registered blind and partially sighted people of working age in the UK. Like the rest of the population, people with sight loss are successfully employed in all sorts of jobs – from office workers and teachers to journalists and MPs.

Blind and partially sighted people should not be excluded from employment. Source: Registration of Blind and Partially Sighted Persons Return Form SWB Data on registered partially sighted individuals shows a similar picture to that of registered blind individuals. Approximately 75 per cent of registered partially sighted persons are over the age of 65, with approximately two-thirds (64 per cent) being aged 75 or over.

Registered Blind and Partially Sighted People England, to This report provides information about the numbers of people who are registered blind or partially sighted. Coronavirus (COVID) - Assisting a blind or partially sighted person with shopping Many people want to provide support to those who are vulnerable at this time.

This community spirit is fantastic and can be a great help but it is important to remember a few simple things when assisting those with certain disabilities such as blindness.

11 March Go to site Report Download datafile ' Report', Format: HTML, Dataset: Registered Blind and Partially Sighted Persons, Scotland. This statistic displays the number of individuals who are registered blind or partially sighted in England, from to In the year there werepeople registered blind .Register of physically/sensory disabled persons on 31 March Last update (Wales) formally certifies someone as partially sighted or as blind (now using the preferred terminology 'sight impaired' or 'severely sight impaired', respectively) so that the Local Authority can register him or her.Registered charities in England and Wales.

31 Mar (KB) 31 Mar (KB) 31 Mar (KB) 31 Mar (KB) 31 Mar (KB) Charitable objects. TO PROMOTE THE WELL BEING AND RELIEVE THE SUFFERING OF BLIND AND PARTIALLY SIGHTED PERSONS IN BURY, LANCASHIRE. Governing document MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION 30 JUNE .