Vista gets people talking at Morningside Arena
had an eventful day at the Inspired to Care event at Morningside Arena on
Tuesday. Armed with SimSpecs, blindfolds, and the VMSS, Vista attended the
Career in Care event and spoke to dozens of school and college students about
their eye health.
The Children and Young People's service were at the event, asking students to complete simple tasks blindfolded to experience how sight loss affects day to day life, specifically how hard it making a sandwich can be. Let's just say, there was more butter on the table cloth than the bread.
community service team were there getting students to navigate a simple
obstacle course using only a cane and wearing glasses that replicated severe
glaucoma. The results were mixed, some were able to almost dance through the
course whereas others ended up needing to be caught after tripping up over
A huge thank you to everyone who spent some time at the event and have inspired the next generation of carers.