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    Visual Awareness Training:

    A half day Wilberforce Visual Awareness Training course ensures that you & your staff can assist people with sight loss effectively and safely, so meeting your duty of care. Vital for all service/information providers.

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    Sensory room:

    The ‘pop-up’ sensory room in the Living&Learning Zone offers sessions for people with a variety of disabilities, including sight loss and learning disabilities, and the unique ‘Active sensory sessions’ for those who have difficulty accessing sport and physical exercise

  • A photograph of a eye test in the Wilberforce Low Vision Clinic

    Low Vision Clinic:

    Comprehensive test and advice if your visual impairment adversely affects your everyday living

  • Picture of guests from other support organisations at a craft session in the Living & Learning Zone

    Living & Learning:

    Art/crafts and baking/cooking sessions in the Living & Learning Zone are popular with tenants and guests from other support organisations

 
A picture of one of our volunteers, Jane, during one of her weekly visits to Bev, a Wilberforce tenant

Wilberforce joins up with other carers in York Jobs Fair to recruit staff

Published Sep 29th, 2014

The Wilberforce Trust, looking to recruit support workers for its tenanted houses in York and Tadcaster, has joined up with two other care organisations to stage a Jobs Fair at the Monkbar Hotel in York on Thursday 23 October. Open […]

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Wilberforce Trust head office staff begin National Eye Health Week with 'Bright for Sight' day, paying £1 to wear something 'bright' to work.

Wilberforce Trust staff make a bright start to National Eye Health Week

Published Sep 22nd, 2014

Wilberforce Head Office staff started National Eye Health Week on 22 September by paying to wear something bright to work on Monday, funds raised going towards activities for people with sight loss and other disabilities in the charity’s Living&Learning Zone […]

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Popular baking, crafts and sweet-making courses feature in the Living&Learning zone in the next four months

New courses for people with sight loss and other disabilities; sensory room sessions for adults and children, an art auction and a conference for vision professionals

Published Aug 29th, 2014

The Wilberforce Living&Learning Zone at Wilberforce House in Huntington has an exciting programme of courses and experiences for people with disabilities, including sight loss and learning disabilities, for the four months from the beginning of September until the end of […]

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