Friday 20th March 2020 Dear Sir/Madam, May I firstly take the opportunity to thank you sincerely for taking time out to read this letter at what I know is a period of unprecedented demand and strain on your sector, company and staff. Like you, we are also coming to terms with what the coronavirus crisis … Continued

Access to grocery shopping for blind and partially sighted people 20.03.2020

We want to support Visionary members at a time when information can be confusing, and for some there is a heightened sense of concern and worry. This web-page will be kept up-dated with any information which we feel anyone connected with Visionary may find useful. Visionary response The Visionary Chair and CEO have reviewed the … Continued


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On the evening of Tuesday 14th January, BBC Radio 4’s ‘In Touch’ programme will feature CEO of Sight Concern Worcestershire, Jenny Gage, along with Visionary’s own CEO Fiona Sandford. In Touch is a BBC Radio 4 weekly program featuring news, views and information for people who are blind or partially-sighted. When radio producer, Mike Young, … Continued

BBC Radio 4 ‘In Touch’ to feature Sight Concern Worcestershire and Visionary

Advice for Visionary Members from Russell Cooke Solicitors UK charities are under increasing scrutiny to be vigilant and proactive in maintaining safeguarding measures and protecting the good name and integrity of the sector. The guidance from the Charity Commission on this topic is extensive but it is not always easy to apply. Many of these … Continued

Safeguarding and Serious Incident Reporting

We are thrilled to kick-off 2020 by sharing the news that Thomas Pocklington Trust have awarded Visionary funding of £1.3m as part of a three-year agreement. The agreement, which came into effect on 1 January 2020, includes funding and other resources for a three-year period, with a view to extension after this period subject to … Continued

Thomas Pocklington Trust awards Visionary £1.3m

The number of Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) has increased significantly in recent years, and the fact that people affected by sight loss in eye departments are receiving the practical and emotional support that they want, and need, has been a real positive step in eye care. ECLOs work directly with people with sight loss … Continued

RNIBs ‘ECLO Quality Framework’ has been updated

The provisional date for the Visionary Annual Conference 2020 is 18-20 November 2020. Please save the date and look out your chance to register for exclusive early bird rates if you book for next year.

Save the Date – Visionary Annual Conference 2020

The Visionary Annual Conference 2019 is happening this week and we are looking forward to seeing so many of our members there. To help with planning for your arrival and departure times please click here for the full programme. The conference this year will again be held at Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham on Thursday 14 … Continued

Annual Conference 2019: Full Programme Available

At the start of Day 2, with help from the audience and Chaired by Fiona Sandford (Visionary CEO) the panel will discuss the challenges faced by visually impaired people and consider issues relating to the shift towards locally designed solutions. Matthew Broom – CEO Vision UK Matt originally joined VISION 2020 UK to implement the … Continued

Day 2 Panel Discussion

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