Living Well with Sight Loss Events

Blind and partially sighted people often feel isolated and digitally excluded. To address this issue, the charity launched their Living Well with Sight Loss Events in partnership with Sight and Sound Technology the UK’s leading provider of equipment, software and services for people who are blind and partially sighted and those with learning and reading difficulties.

Four events will be taking place across the county in May and June.

Torbay Event

Will be taking place on Thursday 9 May 2024 between 10am and 2pm at Jasmyn House, 1 Midvale Rd, Paignton. This day is being run in partnership with Torbay Sensory Team and Torbay Social Club for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

West Devon Event

Will be taking place on Thursday 30 May 2024 between 10am and 2pm at The Anchorage Centre, Chapel Street, Tavistock. This event is being run in partnership with Tavistock Area Support Services (TASS).

North Devon Event

Will be taking place on Thursday 13 June 2024 between 10am and 2pm at Westward Ho! Baptist Church, 42 Nelson Drive, Westward Ho! This event is being run in partnership with Living Options Devon.

Plymouth & South Hams Event

Will be taking place on Thursday 20 June 2024 between 10am - 2pm at Copthorne Hotel, Armada Way, Plymouth. This event is being run in partnership with Improving Lives Plymouth.

Confirmed Exhibitors include:

Blind Veteran’s UK, Community Energy Groups, Devon Carers, Devon Diabetic Eye Screening, Devon in Sight, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, Eye Clinic Liaison Officers, Improving Lives Plymouth (Sensory Solutions), Local Lions Clubs, Living Options Devon, RNIB Community Connect, Sense, Local Sensory Teams, Sight and Sound Technology, Talking Newspapers, and Local Social Groups for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Grahame Flynn, Devon in Sight’s Chief Executive Officer said, “Devon in Sight provides a wide range of services to help people who are blind or partially sighted and their families to help them navigate their sight loss journey.

These events are open to anyone affected by sight loss not just Devon in Sight’s registered clients. To register for the event please ring the Devon in Sight Helpline on 01392 876 666.

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