Case studies

Jayne

Jayne

The residents are like family to me - it doesn’t feel like I’m coming into work, it feels like I’m visiting their home.

Jayne has worked at New Wycliffe Home for six years, and is now an Assistant Manager.

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Jo

Jo

It's nice to have progressed yet still work within the organisation, I enjoy being part of Vista's person-centred approach to care.

Starting as a support worker, Jo is now a registered manager for Vista's residential homes for adults with sight loss and learning disabilities.

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Joan

Joan

The groups are thoroughly enjoyable. I’ve made friends here, and I often go home and think about what we got up to!

Joan's sight has deteriorated in the last five years. Her loss of central vision means she finds it hard to recognise faces, read, or perform other activities of daily life.

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John

John

It helps to be around others who can relate - there’s no embarrassment, as we’re all in a similar situation.

John was a normal teenager, living in Hinckley during the Second World War. At just 14 years old, he was a civilian casualty, resulting in complete blindness in both eyes.

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Jules

Jules

The best thing about living at the home is the company – I love the staff and other residents.

Jules has been supported by Vista for over a decade, following her diagnosis of a rare form of Glaucoma.

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Julie

Julie

‘I love my job and the feeling of accomplishment for the environment we have created here for everyone involved – we are one big family.’

Julie has worked at Vista for over 27 years and runs the 49 bed residential home for older people with sight loss and dementia.

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