Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
RNIB South West
Telephone
Contact Person
Ann Marshall

Address

Address 1
10 Still House Lane
Address 2
Bedminster
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS3 4EB

Categories

Categories
Advice & Support - General Money Matters Learning, Skills & Work Community & Living Health and Well Being Parenting & Family Support

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

The centre offers the following for blind and partially sighted people and other disabilities: Job Express (New Deal for Disabled People) helping people get back to work. Access to Work - specialist assessments for people at work. LearnDirect Centre and UK Online Centre offering on-line qualifications, improving skills and employability. Family Support Service offering leisure and social activities to name a few. Training and Development Courses. Rehabilitation, Dual Sensory Loss support. A Resource Centre selling a wide range of specialist equipment. The Bristol site is also a drop in centre where staff a readily available to help and or you can join in the various activities held on a weekly basis.

Opening Times

Are you open during term time?
Are you open during school holidays?
Opening Times
Monday9am - 5pm
Tuesday9am - 5pm
Wednesday9am - 5pm
Thursday9am - 5pm
Friday9am - 4.30pm

Your Service

How do people access your service?
They can drop in They need a referral They make an appointment
If referral then by whom? For example, Social Worker, School, Doctor, Self-referral?

Low Vision Clinics Social Service
School Doctor
College Self-referral
Hospital
Jobcentreplus

Waiting Lists

Do you have a waiting list?
Irrelevant

Costs

Costs

The following attract fees and vary so please enquire.
RNIB Membership
Training Courses
Room Hire
Activities (subsidised so attract a very small fee)

Areas Serviced

Do you welcome people using your service from the Bristol area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of Bristol using your service?
Do you welcome people using your service from the South Gloucestershire area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of South Gloucestershire using your service?

Who can use your service

Age of Users
From 0 To 99

Policies and written documents

Have Policy
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Quality Assurance/Management System Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement
Have Written Document
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Quality Assurance/Management System Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement

Accessibility

Is your organisation close to public transport?
No
Is there a car park nearby?
No
Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
No
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
No
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No

Policies and Training

Training

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
None
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None
Autism Awareness
None

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
No
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
No
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No
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