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RNIB 'Living Well with Sight Loss' telephone courses for people in Wales

RNIB runs 'Living Well with Sight Loss' telephone courses specifically for people in Wales. Course dates for the start of 2024 are now available.

'Living Well with Sight Loss' courses are free to attend telephone-based groups for people affected by sight loss in Wales. The course consists of four sessions, each lasting between 60 and 90 minutes and will provide participants with a good overview of what services and support are available. The course will cover a range of topics including getting out and about, daily living, welfare rights, eye care services, wellbeing and leisure.

The next courses that have been scheduled are:

  • Friday afternoons 2 pm to 3:30 pm on 16th, 23rd February, 1st & 8th March
  • Tuesday mornings 10 am to 11:30 am on 27th February, 5th, 12th & 19th March
  • Wednesday mornings, 10 am to 11.30 am on 20th , 27th March, 3rd and 10th April
  • Friday mornings 10 am to 11.30 am, 3rd, 10th 17th and 24th May

RNIB is also offering follow on "Focus On" telephone groups which provide more detail on certain aspects of the Living Well with Sight Loss groups. These are:

  • Focus on Technology
  • Focus on Confident Living
  • Focus on Health & Wellbeing
  • Focus on Money Matters & Safe Spending
  • Focus on Friends & Family

For more information on any of the courses, or to refer, please contact Keira Brooks by phone 07864 954150 or by email, or visit RNIB's website.