Case studies

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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Karen

Karen

"I love the supporting atmosphere here. Everyone getting out of the house and talking, making things, and having fun together. It’s nice.”

Karen has been a member of the Vista social groups for as long as she's been able, and doesn't plan on stopping any time soon.

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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.

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Liam

Liam

Ebikes are fantastic for people who can't drive but still want to get out and about, which can really benefit them physically and mentally.

Ebikes Electric Cycle Centres have launched a partnership with Vista, raising vital funds by offering exclusive deals to the public.

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Luigi

Luigi

The project has helped in all aspects of my life – the reassurance that you’re not on your own and that there’s somebody there to turn to fills me with hope.

Luigi worked as a Postman for 26 years and loved his job. When his eye sight started to worsen he was put in touch with Vista’s services.

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Lynda

Lynda

Having the support of someone who understands dual sensory loss has given me the confidence to access my community.

Lynda, who became blind by the age of thirty-five, has been supported by Vista for over thirty years.

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