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In what circumstances would this equipment be provided?                                 

If children and young people need higher contrast lines than usual because of a visual impairment.

Where is this equipment used?

School.

Who does this equipment belong to?

The Visual Impairment Team (if VI Team funded) otherwise school.

Typical Lifespan of equipment

As long as servicable.

Who recycles this equipment?

n/a.

How is it recycled? What is the process used?

n/a.

Is regular maintenance required?

No.

Who is responsible for maintenance of equipment?

n/a.

How is maintenance undertaken?

n/a.

Is regular cleaning required?

n/a.

Who is responsible for cleaning of equipment?

n/a.

How is cleaning undertaken?

n/a.

How often should the equipment be reviewed?

As required, based on useage or change of student circumstances.

Who should review the equipment?

A Qualified Teacher of Visual Impairment.

Are regular reviews and maintenance undertaken?

No.

What happens when the equipment is no longer suitable or required?

Disposed of in school.

Is insurance required?

No.

Who to contact

Contact Position
Sensory Inclusion Service
Telephone
01902 555937
E-mail
robert.tipton@wolverhampton.gov.uk
Website
Sensory Inclusion

Where to go

Name
c/o Warstones Primary School
Address
Warstones Road
Penn
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV4 4LU

Other Details

Costs

Details
Funded from VI team Budgetor by school.

Availability

Age Ranges
0 - 19 (19-25 dependant on funding)
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Who can make referrals for assessment for equiment?

A Qualified Teacher of Visual Impairment.

How is assessment accessed?

Via service referral system or if already on caseload.

How is need assessed?

Through assessment by Qualified Teacher of Visual Impairment.

How long will the assessment take and when will be the equipment be provided?

The assessment period will vary as it is part of the functional vision assessment. Equipment should be provided within one week depending on stock availability and budget cycle.

Will equipment be provided new or recycled?

New.

How is equipment provided?

Delived and issued by Qualified Teacher of Visual Impairment or supplier if school purchased.

Is demonstration or training required prior to use?

No.

Record Last Updated on: 12/02/2020

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