ADASS endorses a Professional Register for Vision Rehabilitation Workers

15 July 2019
Source: ADASS

The ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network, the Rehab Workers professional network, Visionary and Vision UK have worked together to achieve the Endorsement of  ADASS for a Professional Register for Vision Rehabilitation Workers.     The professional body for Vision Rehabilitation Workers, the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network (RWPN), has established a professional register which requires all members to

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Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement May 2019
Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement May 2019
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RWPN Professional Register Guidance Notes For Employers And Commissioners
RWPN Professional Register Guidance Notes For Employers And Commissioners
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Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI  Job Description
Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI Job Description
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Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
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Sight loss charities join forces to launch online advice hub

17 June 2019
Source: Sight Advice FAQ

  The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), Guide Dogs, Visionary, VICTA, Fight for Sight and Vision UK are working together to provide blind and partially sighted people with easy to access high-quality information about sight loss. Working in partnership, the sight loss charities have shared their expertise to create the new website, http://www.sightadvicefaq.org.uk which pulls together content from

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Inspiring Impact: A subsector partnership between Visionary, NCVO and NPC to deliver shared measurement for the sight loss sector

29 January 2019
Source: Visionary

After several meetings with the Inspiring Impact pilot group members and with Visionary, NCVO and NPC working together behind the scenes, we have now developed the first versions of the shared measurement tools we think will capture the information that the sight loss sector wishes to measure about its front line services in common. We will be going through three

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New Deal Project – Developing a New Deal through digital

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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Visionary annual conference 2018 Tickets now available

11 July 2018
Source: Visionary

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

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Visionary announce interim CEO appointment

21 December 2017
Source: Visionary

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

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Visionary Board and Staffing Updates

15 December 2016
Source: Visionary

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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Wiltshire Sight win national award for excellence in partnerships

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

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Visionary 2016 Awards

22 August 2016
Source: Visionary

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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