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Standards & Guidance

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists develops high quality resources including clinical guidelines, commissioning guidance and recommendations to maintain standards of patient care.

The management of visual problems in people with learning disabilities 2011

This guidance document on the management of visual problems in people with learning disability aims to demonstrate how simple changes to practice will enhance the quality of care provided to people with learning disability. There are numerous personal accounts nationwide of ways in which ophthalmologists have been able to enhance the quality of life of people with learning disability. The impact of an intervention to improve sight should not be underestimated.