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Connect Cafe – a new Yorsight venture

Connect Cafe: Connect Cafe aims to inform, involve, update and connect you with services and people in the visual impairment world. You are invited to join us for the first meeting, to help shape what ‘Connect Café’ can become. Thursday 24th March 2016 10.30am to 12.30pm There will be refreshments and a raffle. Please ring…

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Could you help support our Tadcaster tenants?

Support Workers are needed for our Tadcaster homes We have Full time, Part time and Flexi Hour Vacancies. The average salary for full time staff is £16,000 to £18,000 per year. Staff receive 20 days holidays plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days plus bank holidays after 2 years’ service. An additional pay review is…

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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 people who have sight loss and other disabilities. This includes learning and physical disabilities, mental 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…

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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…