Case studies

Daphne

Daphne

I think New Wycliffe Home is a wonderful place, and I am very fortunate to have it. I can’t recommend it enough.

Daphne has Macular Degeneration, which affects her central vision.

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Design Studio Architects

Design Studio Architects

The training provided us with a valuable awareness of sight loss and how obstacles can be overcome with the right support.

The team attended Vista's sensory impairment awareness training to develop their understanding and explore ways of creating an accessible environment.

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Digital Buddy Case Study – Julie

Digital Buddy Case Study – Julie

Vista offers a Digital Buddy Service which is a volunteer-led support service to help people with sight loss become more digitally savvy, so they can overcome the challenges of everyday life.

Julie now uses the ‘seeing AI’ app when out shopping and said “It’s the best thing ever and I have been scanning everything, I am absolutely loving the new app. I have been taking photos of everything as well. Thank you”

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Dylan

Dylan

The equipment has opened up a new world for me, and the knowledge Brian has given me is invaluable.

Dylan was diagnosed at fourteen years old with Stargardt’s Macular Dystrophy. She was very unfamiliar with technology, but was too afraid to try anything new.

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Ian

Ian

Talking newspapers is an important service for many local people, it can make such a difference.

Ian has volunteered at Vista's sound services for the last five years. He said "It’s a good use of my skills, and I’ve become more confident with recording and editing.”

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Ida

Ida

I don’t see the role as a ‘job,’ I see it as helping residents and putting a smile on their faces.

Ida found out about working for our residential homes by a spur of the moment chance.

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