Hearing Impairment & Visual Impairment Support UK (Hi-Vis UK)

CPD Standards Office Provider Number: 22259

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Category: Charity & Voluntary Work, Early Years, Education & Training Centres, Health & Safety, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Social and Care Work


Hi-VisUK was established in 2016 as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation: Hearing Impairment and Visual Impairment Support UK, by the directors of its predecessor SCENE Enterprises CIC.

Hi-VisUK was created from the findings of SCENEs pioneering In Good Hands project. SCENE received £1.3 million of BIG Lottery Silver Dreams Funding to support the innovative work of In Good Hands about dual sensory impairment and acquired communication disorders.

Our new flagship project; Making Waves is supported by the National Lottery Community Fund. Hi-VisUK also delivers training and qualifications across the UK directly and with long term partners SCIE.

Accredited Activities:

  • Level 5 Care Act 2014, Specialist Deafblind Assessor, Part One
  • Level 2: Communicating with People with Acquired Communication Disorders
  • Level 2: Deafblind Support Worker
  • Level 3: Certificate in Deafblind Rehabilitation and Care Act Assessing
  • Level 3: Identifying Children and Young People who may have Dual-sensory Impairment
  • Level 3: The Impact of Deafblind in the Four Types of Deafblindness as referred to in The Care Act 2014
  • Level 5: Advocacy and Dual Sensory Impairment
  • Level 5 Mental Capacity Act and Dual Sensory Impairment
  • Level 5: Mental Health and Dual Sensory Impairment Understanding and Support
  • Level 5: Safeguarding and Dual Sensory Impairment
  • Level 2: Understanding Dual Sensory Impairment

Who Should Attend:

The training courses are aimed at Health and Social Care professionals, particularly people who work in an environment that brings them into contact with people dual sensory impairment.

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