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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Les

Les

It's lovely to make the residents smile, even just a five minute chat can make a difference.

Les, who regularly visits his parents at New Wycliffe, became a volunteer so he could help out at the home.

Read more