Esam izstrādājuši divas apmācību programmas, kuras sniedz iespēju pilnveidot savas zināšanas un prasmes kontaktējoties un pavadot neredzīgus un vājredzīgus cilvēkus.
Accompanists are people who help blind and partially sighted people to get to where they need to be.
An assistant accompanying person does not only act as a companion, but has a much broader role. The assistant must have the necessary training to be able to assist with the various formalities. His/her duties include physically assisting and/or supervising the client with daily activities, mobility and household chores, maximising the client’s permanence and independence in the community, for example by driving, fetching and assisting the client to the clinic, hospital, passport office, bank or any other institution. The assistant’s duties also include assisting in various types of educational institutions, work and qualification courses.
“Training of an attendant for blind and partially sighted people.”
Target audience: social carers, social rehabilitators, volunteers, anyone interested in improving their knowledge and skills in this field.
Aim of the programme: to provide information and useful skills to those interested in the techniques of accompanying blind and partially sighted people, acquiring theoretical and practical knowledge for this work.
1. Orientation and mobility in the lives of blind, partially sighted people:
2. The white cane;
3. Terms: assistant, assisting techniques;
4. Orientation in the environment – methods of orientation in space;
5. Orientation in the environment – in surroundings;
6. Safe movement techniques.
Programme length: 1 day, 6 hours.
Upon Graduation: certificate licensed by the IKSD of Riga City Council.
Programme costs: participation fee per person € 35 (includes coffee break).
“Training of an assistant for the blind and visually impaired”
Target audience: social workers, social rehabilitators, social carers, students in the field, volunteers, anyone interested in improving their knowledge and skills in the field.
Aim of the programme: to provide information and useful skills on assisting and accompanying blind and partially sighted people, acquiring theoretical and practical knowledge of this work.
1. Access to social services for people with visual impairment in Latvia.
2. Functional characteristics of blind, partially sighted people.
3. Psychological adaptation.
4. Compensation mechanisms.
5. Orientation and mobility.
6. Technical aids.
Programme length. 3 days: 18 hours.
Upon graduation. Certificate licensed by the IKSD of Riga City Council.
Programme costs. Participation fee per person € 105 (includes coffee breaks).
How to apply for training:
Tel: 67533895, mobile: 26118508
Place of training: Braila iela 10, Rīga, LV-1024, Jugla