Exhibiting at the Annual Conference is an excellent opportunity to network with Visionary members and to showcase your organisation’s work across the sight loss sector. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to interact with delegates, discuss the work they are doing, and how their work and products could be of use locally to sight loss organisations … Continued

Visionary’s Annual Conference Exhibition

Sight loss charity Beacon has launched free health checks for the over 40s in Dudley. The scheme, known as Healthy Living Opticians, is based at the charity’s opticians on Wolverhampton Road East in partnership with the NHS. Trained staff will perform a health MOT which will cover core areas such high cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, … Continued

Beacon launches free health checks for the over 40s

Sight Loss Councils (SLCs) have launched a new website highlighting the UK-wide challenges for blind and partially sighted people accessing goods and services. SLCs are volunteer-led groups, advocating for change and inclusion for blind and partially sighted people. The website is aimed at organisations who wish to improve their accessibility, sector professionals and people with … Continued

Sight Loss Councils launch website to support vision for change for blind and partially sighted people

The UK National Eye-Health and Hearing Study is a research study being developed to gather data to understand why people in the UK are losing their sight due to preventable causes, and why people continue to live with correctable visual impairment and hearing loss. It is a nation-wide study encompassing all four nations. It will identify the prevalence and … Continued

UK National Eye-Health and Hearing Study

  Over the past 12 months Visionary and a small group of members have collaborated with our national partners RNIB, Guide Dogs and Vision UK and other sight loss sector charities including Fight for Sight and Victa, to create the Sight Advice FAQ Portal, a one-stop-shop for sight loss related questions. The portal is an … Continued

Sight Advice FAQ

Visionary and Roots HR are working together to provide Visionary members with a free HR Advice Line. Roots HR is proud and pleased to fund this service from its trading surpluses as part of its social impact work. The service works as follows: The service works as follows: Members get 1 hour of free HR … Continued

Visionary free HR Advice Line delivered by Roots HR CIC 

  Workshops at the Visionary Annual Conference should relate to this year’s theme, Make it happen: Make it matter, which is all about action. It is about keeping in mind what really matters for people with sight loss and finding solutions to ensure that services are delivered for them and with them. What we expect … Continued

Visionary Annual Conference 2019: facilitating a workshop

  Sunderland and County Durham Royal Society for the Blind Project title: A Centre for Sight in Sunderland The project sets out to fill a gap in specialist employment services for visually impaired people in the Sunderland and County Durham area. It will support a total of 30 people and deliver the following core outcomes; … Continued

2019 Development and Innovation projects

    MySight York is the new name for York’s long established charity, York Blind & Partially Sighted Society.  In 2019 they celebrate their 40th anniversary and the time seemed right for modernising.     Karen Froggatt, Chief Executive of MySight York says: “Our look and name felt dated and it really didn’t convey what we … Continued

MySight York is the new name for York Blind and Partially Sighted Society

Lucy, an active woman in her late sixties living in England, became worried when her vision started to deteriorate.

What more can be done for Lucy?

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