Greater Manchester and Merseyside Sight Loss Councils VI forums: Share your COVID-19 experiences

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Join the Greater Manchester and Merseyside Sight Loss Councils (SLCs) visual impairment (VI) forums in August and September, to share your experiences of lockdown as a visually impaired person.

Whether you are anxious about social distancing when travelling, or have faced challenges ordering your online food shop, we want to hear your concerns and your suggestions. We are working closely with county councils in Greater Manchester and Merseyside as well as local health settings, to ensure local providers understand the challenges the pandemic has raised for blind and partially sighted people in Greater Manchester and Merseyside. We are dedicated to making positive change and giving blind people in the area a voice. We want to hear your views to help us shape our future work.

The Greater Manchester and Merseyside SLC, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust and led by blind and partially sighted volunteers, advocates the needs, and campaigns on behalf of blind and partially sighted people in the area.

Book your place

The VI forum is taking place via Zoom. To find out more, click on the link below or email iain.mitchell@pocklington-trust.org.uk to book your place.

COVID-19 survey

Alongside the forum, we are also running a short survey to capture your experiences of the pandemic. Your feedback will be vital in helping us campaign on the COVID-19 issues that matter to you in your area. The survey is open until 24 August 2020. Click here to take the survey.

If you are not online, you can ring this telephone number 020 8996 1937 and someone will ring you back and help you complete it over the telephone.

Source: Sight Loss Councils

 

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