In what circumstances would this equipment be provided?
To help children and young people with certain levels of visual impairment make printed materials big enough to see efficiently.
Where is this equipment used?
School or college.
Who does this equipment belong to?
Depending on source of funding, the VI Team or school but may accompany student to next setting.
Typical Lifespan of equipment
As long as it is servicable.
Who recycles this equipment?
The Visual Impairment Team.
How is it recycled? What is the process used?
Condition is checked and if suitable equipment is re-issued.
Is regular maintenance required?
No, only checking function and PAT testing.
Who is responsible for maintenance of equipment?
The Visual Impairment Team or school.
How is maintenance undertaken?
Maintenance is undertaken if the item is faulty.
Is regular cleaning required?
Yes, screen and work area.
Who is responsible for cleaning of equipment?
School staff or student.
How is cleaning undertaken?
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 Visually Impaired.
Are regular reviews and maintenance undertaken?
What happens when the equipment is no longer suitable or required?
Deregistered from inventory and held as a spare for parts, or disposed of via LA Refuse recycling depot.
Is insurance required?