Premises / environment audit

Ask for an early years premises /environment check including the playground, to be undertaken by your QTVI or habilitation officer to ensure the premises are accessible for a vision impaired child.

  • Outline step edges in yellow
  • Highlight pillars and other hazards and ensure highlighting is near eye level
  • Provide handrails on both sides of stairs
  • Provide controllable lighting and blinds at windows
  • Lights should not be turned off in areas of only occasional use
  • Be mindful of securing trip hazards – e.g. computer cables