Employability - Eyes on Our Future

Berkshire Vision, supporting the Visually Impaired.

Sight loss can take away independence and confidence, and leave those affected isolated. Berkshire Vision supports hundreds of blind and partially sighted children and adults across the county, helping them to live their lives to the full.

The Eyes on our Futures face to face workshop is aimed at members who are keen to make changes and explore new opportunities that  may or may not include work.
 
This workshop with focus on the following:

  • Increasing your confidence: Techniques to support yourself
  • Managing change: How to deal with life changes
  • Interaction with others: How others can help you, managing difficult situations
  • Planning your future: Setting realistic goals in the short and long term
  • Finding support: What support is available to you from Berkshire Vision and beyond
  • Places limited to 6 people (with a wait list if we are oversubscribed).
  • Please bring your own snacks/lunch as necessary. We will include breaks for refreshments.
Service access criteria: Suitable for those who are visually impaired
Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Advocacy
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A

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