Job vacancy: COMMUNICATIONS & FUNDRAISING OFFICER

COMMUNICATIONS & FUNDRAISING OFFICER Location: Bradbury House Park Buildings, Pontypool. NP4 6JH Full time Contract: Permanent Salary: £23k – £25K To support the charity by making relationships with others, communications, marketing, and sustainable fundraising. Be the voice of Sight Cymru in association with the CEO, so providing press releases, information, media briefings and generally encouraging […]

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Make your Business Sight Loss Friendly with our FREE training

As wonderful as it is that the world is starting to open back up, new social distancing measures create additional barriers for a person with visual impairment, making it increasingly difficult for people with sight loss to venture out into their community and access local businesses. Therefore now, more than ever, making your business sight […]

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16 Ways to Boost your Mental Health at Home

1)     Organise and de-clutter Why not use all this time at home to sort out that ‘junk drawer’, arrange all your paperwork or refresh your wardrobe. You could even sell some unwanted items online or donate to a local charity shop.  A clear, clutter-free space does wonders for our mental state. 2)     Fresh air Whether […]

cane training

My name is John Higgs and I am registered blind. I have Macular Degenerative Disorder and Cones and Rods Dystrophy. I first experienced sight loss when I was 15. Prior to undertaking cane training, I was far less confident and 10 nervous, especially with public transport. I decided to undertake cane training to give me […]

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Annual General Meeting 2021

The trustees and staff of Sight Cymru are happy to invite you to the charity’s Annual General Meeting to be held on: 17th June 2021 at 2pm – 4pmOn virtual platform (Zoom) AGM Agenda: Introductions and Apologies Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting held on 26th July 2019 Chairperson’s statement Update to charity’s constitution […]

Training results in increased practitioner confidence and identification of depression in people with low vision: a mixed methods study

Abstract Purpose The prevalence of depression in people with low vision is high and often goes undiagnosed. There is the potential for those who provide low vision services to perform concurrent depression screening. However, prior training in depression identification and suitable referral pathways is required. The aims of this study were: (1) to assess the […]