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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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

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

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Chief Executive of Royal Blind to step down

Chief Executive of Royal Blind to step down

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The Chief Executive of Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded has announced his retiral.
 
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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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‘Care Home Idols’ trophy presented to teenage singer

Amanda Roberts

Press Release | 26/03/2015

A teenage singer with a visual impairment accepted the ‘Care Home Idols 2014’ trophy on behalf of Forward Vision, to celebrate their success in a UK wide music competition.

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Royal Blind Introduces Living Wage

Braeside House

Press Release | 24/03/2015

Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has announced that it will introduce the Living Wage.

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