15 June 2016
Source: Wiltshire Sight
Wiltshire Sight were nominated for an Innovation Award at this year’s Vision Pioneer Awards on the 12th June, the event took place at London’s Grange Tower Bridge Hotel. The nomination was for Looking Out For Sight, a new project delivered by Wiltshire Sight and funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust. This service will bring essential sight loss awareness training to care home staff across the South West.
Wiltshire Sight took the Runner Up spot in a highly competitive 2016 Innovation class. The award ceremony was attended by the charity’s Chairman (Mike Weston), CEO (Leanne Hubbard) and Operations Manager (Maggie Hemmings).
CEO, Leanne Hubbard had this to say:
“We are delighted that a piece of work pioneered in Wiltshire has been recognised nationally. I am particularly proud of the Looking Out For Sight team who have put lots of time and effort into the project. We look forward to taking the project forward and supporting more people with sight loss than ever before.”
If you would like to know more about Looking Out For Sight or Wiltshire Sight you can call 01380 723682 or visit their website at wiltshiresight.org