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Forward Vision and Allermuir are part of Royal Blind, registered charity : SC017167

 

Adult Services Blog

Our blog keeps you updated about activities and news from Royal Blind's Adult Services. 

Visit our Royal Blind Stand at the SECC Independent Living Scotland Event in October

Visit our Royal Blind Stand at the SECC Independent Living Scotland Event in October

Royal Blind (Stand H86) will exhibit at the Independent Living Scotland event on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 October 2015.

Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the services Royal Blind provides to support blind and partially sighted people of all ages across the UK in terms of education, care and employment including the Royal Blind School, Kidscene After-School and Holiday Club, Braeside House, Scottish Braille Press and Forward Vision.

Posted: 16/09/2015 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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Royal Blind School pupils and young adults from Forward Vision collect clothing and raise funds to support refugee crisis in Europe

Royal Blind School pupils and young adults from Forward Vision collect clothing and raise funds to support refugee crisis in Europe

Pupils from the Royal Blind School and young adults from Forward Vision have responded to the present refugee crisis in Europe by collecting funds as well as donating toys, bedding and clothing.

By July 2015, over 438,000 refugees had claimed asylum in Europe compared to 571,000 for the whole of 2014. The conflict in Syria is the biggest driver of migration as well as continued violence in Afghanistan and poverty in Kosovo.

Posted: 21/09/2015 | Education, Adult Services

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Vote for our Young Adults in Nationwide Care Home Idol Contest

Vote for our Young Adults in Nationwide Care Home Idol Contest

The young adults at Forward Vision have once again entered an entry for Care Home Idol. As the deadline for votes draws ever so close, we ask you to support our young adults by visiting the Care Home Idol Facebook page or website and register your vote.

Posted: 18/01/2016 | Adult Services

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Forward Vision neighbours swing into action with community grant vote

Forward Vision resident, Alex, smiles for the camera

Residents of Royal Blind’s Forward Vision service will soon enjoy the use of a ‘birds nest’ swing after their community voted for them to be awarded £2,500 in funding.

Posted: 04/05/2016 | Adult Services

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Forward Vision residents enjoy Music For ALL session

musical instruments

Residents at Royal Blind’s Forward Vision service for young adults enjoyed a musical morning as they attended the Music For ALL session. 

Posted: 18/05/2016 | Adult Services

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Thank You for the Music: Video released to celebrate National Braille Week

Pupils and staff gather in hall to perform song

Children and adults across Royal Blind Group services have joined forces to make a video celebrating music in honour of National Braille Week. 

Royal Blind School students and staff, Forward Vision members and members of Scottish War Blinded's Linburn Centre star in Thank You for the Music - a cover of the Abba hit. 

Posted: 12/10/2016 | Education, Adult Services, Scottish War Blinded

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Cranberry Tearoom ‘stars’ attend sensory impairment award ceremony

cranberry tearoom team accept award

The team behind Royal Blind’s Cranberry Tearoom are celebrating after winning the first runner up prize in a sensory impairment awards ceremony.

Posted: 17/11/2016 | Adult Services

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Forward Vision release Christmas music video - 'Is it Nearly Christmas Time?'

Forward Vision Christmas Music Video

Young adults and staff from Royal Blind’s Forward Vision service are celebrating the festive season by creating their very own Chistmas classic.

Posted: 14/12/2016 | Adult Services

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Parents praise 'excellent' Forward Vision in latest Care Inspectorate inspection

Resident laughs near water feature

Parents and carers of Forward Vision residents have praised the service as 'excellent' during an inspection. 

Posted: 27/06/2017 | Adult Services

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Royal Blind School Scouts present MSP with Youth Advocacy Award

Two scouts present David with a certificate

Scouts from the Royal Blind School’s 77th Braid have presented a local MSP with an award during a parents evening. 

Posted: 28/06/2017 | Education, Adult Services

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