Why you should quit smoking this Stoptober

Image of smoke surrounding a face with a blue eye

October marks the start of the Stoptober campaign. Throughout October the NHS are encouraging smokers across England to quit smoking. As we all know smoking is bad for your health. As well as cancer, respiratory problems and heart disease smoking can also seriously damage your eyes. The fumes from cigarettes contain over 4,000 toxic chemicals. These […]

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Eye care and learning disabilities

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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 […]

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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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