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Survey: Accessing NHS Eye Care Services in Cardiff & Vale

Have you visited an opticians in the last 12 months in Cardiff & Vale? The South Glamorgan Community Health Council (CHC) is running a short survey and wants to hear about your experiences.

You can complete the survey here.

You can find out more about Cardiff and Vale CHC, and find out about other current surveys, on their website.


Supporting People With a Visual Impairment - new toolkit for leisure and sports facilities

The Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) has joined forces with UK Coaching to produce a new toolkit with advice to leisure, sports and physical activity environments on how to provide facilities that are more inclusive for people with sight loss.

It is hoped that this resource, 'Supporting people with a visual impairment', will help people with sight loss access opportunities to be more active and healthy, and to thrive. Topics covered are:

For more information and to access the toolkit, visit the TPT website.


Macular Society resumes Winter Warmer calls

The Macular Society has resumed its Winter Warmer calls, which were introduced during last winter to entertain people with macular conditions, and help them get through the long winter nights.

The weekly, hour-long, calls are held on Wednesdays, and cover a range of topics. To find out more, visit the Macular Society website.





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