Royal Blind Adult Services

43 Canaan Lane
Edinburgh
EH10 4SG

Tel: 0131 446 3104
Fax: 0131 447 9266
adultservices@royalblind.org

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

 

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Braeside House win at Scottish Care Awards

Pat Gibson with her award and balloons

Press Release

A senior carer at Royal Blind’s care home for older people, Braeside House in Liberton has won a coveted award at the Scottish Care Awards.

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Call for action as people with sight loss miss out on Self-directed Support

A resident and carer choosing fruit from a plate

Press Release | 07/11/2019

Research by Scotland’s biggest sight loss charity Royal Blind has revealed low awareness among blind and partially sighted people of the Scottish Government’s flagship social care policy.

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Sight loss charity raises concerns over treatment waiting times

Person undergoing an eye test.

Press Release | 27/06/2019

Scotland’s largest vision impairment charity is urging the Scottish Government to take action to ensure all patients in Scotland seeking treatment for eye conditions are seen within national waiting time guidelines.

 

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Sight loss charity launches loneliness report at SNP Conference

Veterans speaking to each other at a Scottish War Blinded event

Press Release | 08/06/2018

Today Scotland’s biggest charity supporting blind and partially sighted people will launch a new report highlighting the links between sight loss and social isolation.  Royal Blind is holding a joint fringe meeting with Age Scotland on the issue of loneliness as the Scottish Government prepares to finalise a groundbreaking nation strategy to tackle social isolation.

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New home for blind and partially sighted adults rated ‘Very Good’ in first inspection

Frankie plays in his bedroom at Allermuir

Press Release | 30/08/2017

The Care Inspectorate has praised the ‘positive and happy atmosphere’ of Royal Blind’s new residential home for disabled adults in its first ever inspection of the service.

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Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Press Release

Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has received an award recognising its commitment to its employees.

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New service for visually impaired adults officially opened in Edinburgh

Nathan and MSP Neil Findlay

Press Release | 07/11/2016

A ribbon cutting ceremony has marked the official opening of a new residence for visually impaired adults with complex needs.

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New service Allermuir opens its doors to residents

Allermuir exterior

Press Release | 29/08/2016

A brand new service for visually impaired adults with complex needs has opened its doors to residents.

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Intrepid charity champions to take on 26-mile mountain trek challenge

Ciara and family on the beach

Press Release | 17/06/2016

A mum-of-two will trek the length of a marathon through some of Scotland’s toughest terrain in just 12 hours to raise money for the charity that cares for her daughter.

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Royal Blind Expands Adult Services in Edinburgh

Royal Blind Expands Adult Services in Edinburgh

Press Release | 28/03/2016

Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation is expanding its services for adults with the development of a new residence providing community-based supported living in Edinburgh.

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