8 November 2018
Source: RNIB, Vision UK, Visionary and Guide Dogs
As a sector, we know that one of the biggest challenges facing blind and partially sighted people across the UK is their ability to access the right information, advice and support, at the right time. As organisations, we all too often hear people telling us that services are not consistently provided; that it’s very difficult to find out
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11 July 2018
The event will be held at the Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham, on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 October 2018. There will also be an informal networking evening on Tuesday 23 October 2018. The theme – Strong Together: a brighter future through partnership – recognises the potential that exists among Visionary members, as well as in the wider sight loss
Read more Visionary annual conference 2018 Tickets now available
21 December 2017
Fiona Sandford, currently CEO of Visibility in Scotland, will be taking on the role of interim CEO of Visionary when Alison Oliver goes on maternity leave in March 2018. The Visionary board members, the team and Alison are delighted to welcome Fiona to this position and look forward to her leadership over the coming year for the benefit of members
Read more Visionary announce interim CEO appointment
15 December 2016
Board Update Visionary’s long standing Chair of the Board, Phil Longworth, announced at the recent AGM that he would be standing down as Chair at the Board meeting held on 7 December 2016. The organisation would like to thank Phil for his efforts over the years as Chair and look forward to his continued support as a Trustee. Graham
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3 November 2016
Source: Wiltshire Sight
The Visionary Conference 2016, held in October brought sight loss organisations from all over the country together to appreciate the hard work, dedication and achievements seen in the sector over the past 12 months. The winners of the 7th annual Visionary Awards were announced
Read more Wiltshire Sight win national award for excellence in partnerships
22 August 2016
We are delighted to announce the Visionary 2016 Awards. In its seventh year, the Visionary Awards aim to recognise and celebrate excellence in the leadership and management of local sight loss charities and in the quality of service offered, especially by small local charities.
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22 April 2016
These events have been designed for the leaders of local sight loss organisations to come together and discuss issues and solutions for the coming year.
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20 November 2015
Visionary Members can now benefit from a shared royalties scheme with Christopher Grange Rehabilitation Centre who have designed a Visual Impairment Awareness Training course.
Read more Visual Impairment Awareness Training (VIAT) Shared Royalty Scheme for Visionary Members
11 November 2015
This year the Awards were presented by the respective Chairs of Visionary, Philip Longworth, and VISION 2020 UK, Nigel Clarke and the winners were…. Innovation in Service Delivery – Scottish War Blinded The judges particularly liked the person centred approach in the Scottish War Blinded application and the contrast between a veteran starting his own business and someone in their
Read more Visionary Conference Awards 2015
15 September 2015
Visionary is a membership organisation for local independent charities that support blind and partially sighted people across the UK.
Read more Free Visionary membership for one year