eye care

Eye care and learning disabilities

The charity SeeAbility are collecting information about available eye care for people with learning disabilities. Can you help? Much like The Wilberforce Trust, SeeAbility is a specialist registered charity who enrich the lives of┬ápeople who have sight loss and other disabilities. This includes learning and physical disabilities,┬ámental health difficulties, acquired brain injury and life limiting…

Active Sensory – a real work out!

By Becky Spence Our active sensory sessions are a great way to get some exercise, no matter how much mobility you or someone you care for has. As a fairly new member of staff, I went along to a session to see what really takes place. The session takes place every two weeks in our…

yorsight conference - Research, Information and Technology

Yorsight Conference 2016 – Research, Information and Technology

  Save the date – Yorsight Conference 2016 The Yorsight Conference will return in 2016. This year the conference is based around the theme of Research, Information and Technology. Are you working with people who have sight problems? Who have dementia? Who would benefit from access to technology? Professional development for your staff? Are you…

sensory equipment

Sensory sessions for 2016

We have added a number of new sensory sessions for 2016. Sessions have been added for Active Sensory, Children’s Sensory and the regular Sensory sessions at Wilberforce House. Our pop up sensory room is proving ever popular with groups from across Yorkshire coming to use the equipment. The room provides a tranquil setting to explore…

Communtiy carol concert at All Saints Church

Carol Concert at All Saints Church

Our third annual community carol concert will be held on Wednesday the 16th December. The concert which welcomes Wilberforce staff, tenants and the local community to join together will take place at All Saints Church in Huntington. The church has been host to our previous two carol concerts and is once again opening it’s doors…