Scottish War Blinded Blog

Read about the wide range of experiences enjoyed by Scottish War Blinded members as well as events, news and community projects.

Glaucoma and Eye Drops

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Scottish War Blinded Rehabilitation Officer, Audrey Johnstone, offers expert advice on glaucoma and how to effectivey administer treatment. 

Posted: 25/05/2020 | Scottish War Blinded

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Emotional Impact of Sight Loss

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Emotional Impact of Sight Loss

Last year, Scottish War Blinded and its sister charity, Royal Blind, joined forces with the Mental Health Foundation Scotland to produce a report about the emotional and psychological impact of sight loss on people’s lives.

Posted: 18/05/2020 | Scottish War Blinded

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Top Tips for Mental Wellbeing During Lockdown

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Top Tips for Mental Wellbeing During Lockdown

As we mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, we asked Scottish War Blinded veterans for their top tips for mental wellbeing during lockdown.

Posted: 18/05/2020 | Scottish War Blinded

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Design your own flag

Design your own flag

Michael McAllister, Art Volunteer at the Hawkhead Centre, has created an art activity to keep veterans engaged during lockdown. 

Posted: 11/05/2020 | Scottish War Blinded

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World War Two desert rat shares experiences of battle in Africa and Europe

Image on the left shows John during WW2 and now, aged 99, on the right

An Army veteran who was involved in the Western Desert Campaign in Africa and the Normandy Landings recalls his experience of serving in harsh and unforgiving terrain throughout the Second World War.

 

Posted: 08/05/2020 | Scottish War Blinded

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