A sight loss charity is reaching out to its community by hosting a packed schedule of weekly virtual activities to combat loneliness and isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Beacon Centre for the Blind is running more than 15 free sessions every week during the latest lockdown with staff hosting activities via Zoom or telephone … Continued

Virtual events to help combat lockdown loneliness

Three national sight loss charities are urging everyone who works within Higher Education (HE) to access their guidance on supporting students with vision impairment during COVID-19. Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT), Guide Dogs and LOOK UK have worked with Disability Advisers, Qualified Teachers for Visual Impairment (QTVI), lecturers and other professionals to produce this Covid-19 specific … Continued

New guidance launched for HE providers to support students with vision impairment

  In preparation for the reopening of leisure and sport facilities, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), British Blind Sport (BBS), Metro Blind Sport and Visionary have been working together to provide practical guidance to support the return of blind and partially sighted people to physical activity. Research conducted by RNIB has found … Continued

RNIB, British Blind Sport, Metro Blind Sport and Visionary issue guidance for leisure operators to support the return of blind and partially sighted people

Visionary have just established a dedicated Health and Safety advice service for our members. Staffed by an experienced Health and Safety professional this service is available to address any COVID-19 questions or queries members may have and it also provides a document/procedure review service. We know that these are key support areas especially as COVID-19 … Continued

Health and Safety Specialist Advice for Visionary Members

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