In what circumstances would this equipment be provided?
To help children's posture and reduce reading distance for some children and young people who have a visual impairment.
Where is this equipment used?
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?
The Visual Impairment Team.
How is it recycled? What is the process used?
Condition is checked and if suitable reissued.
Is regular maintenance required?
Yes, checking condition.
Who is responsible for maintenance of equipment?
The Qualified Teacher of Visual Impairment or school staff.
How is maintenance undertaken?
Check general condition and suitability for the student.
Is regular cleaning required?
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 Visual Impairment.
Are regular reviews and maintenance undertaken?
What happens when the equipment is no longer suitable or required?
Disposed of via Local Authority recycling depot.
Is insurance required?