Monthly Archives: August 2013

Reaching out

Partner update: Tracy Wilson July has been a busy month for OPTiC in York. Two of these events were held in the city centre and we were blessed with fabulous weather. Raising Awareness of Good Eye Health and the Importance … Continue reading

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Locked On Target

OPTiC update: August 2013 Photos from Shutterstock.com OPTiC continues to impact on our beneficiaries beginning with the empowerment courses highlighted in earlier posts through to ongoing support via Staying Active and peer support groups. Recent evidence of this was documented at the … Continue reading

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Making the most of your vision day

Partner update: Tracy Wilson Photos from Shutterstock.com The second of our empowerment courses took place on 16th July. Unfortunately due to illness and other unforeseen circumstances, some participants were unable to attend on the day. However, five people come together … Continue reading

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Inform * Influence * Impact: OPTiC’s vision for older people with sight loss in Staffordshire and York

On  July 19th 2013, RNIB launched the Stop for Me Speak to Me bus campaign in Stoke-on-Trent. The Swap with Me event kick started two weeks of action and involved 25 blind and partially sighted people sharing and exchanging experiences with … Continue reading

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Introducing our new Staying Active Assistant

Partner update: Jayne Palmer We recently recruited Jayne Prokic to this post in place of Chris Moore who unfortunately had to leave the project. Jayne is married with three daughters and is an ex-nurse. She completed her nurse training at Stafford … Continue reading

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