For the past 15 years, Vision Norfolk has played host to regular audio book clubs across Norfolk. These book clubs have provided an opportunity for visually impaired book lovers to get together to discuss the book of the month. But more than that, it has been a means for people to connect with one another which has been paramount during the Coronavirus outbreak.
With the regulation of charitable enterprise becoming increasingly complex, all charities must ensure they are transparent and well-run. Vision Norfolk has been in existence for over 200 years, and inevitably governing documents, and management and governance processes, need to be reviewed and updated every so often.
On Friday 24th July, face coverings became mandatory in shops, shopping centres and supermarkets, along with public transport. From Saturday 8th August, this will extend to a number of indoor settings such as museums, cinemas and public libraries.
A resident of a Norwich care home was able to meet his sisters face-to-face for the first time in three months, thanks to special socially-distanced visiting arrangements put in place by the home.
A former midwife living at a Norwich care home has celebrated her 103rd birthday. Annie Nicholls marked the occasion at Thomas Tawell House, Vision Norfolk’s care home for people with visual impairment.
Visually-impaired sheltered accommodation residents kept safe and well-fed by Norwich City Football Club staff
Staff from Norwich City Football Club are ensuring that visually-impaired people living at a Norwich sheltered accommodation scheme are being kept well-provisioned – by delivering food parcels to their doors.
Norfolk-based gin firm donates hand sanitiser to charity care home for the visually-impaired in ‘amazing gesture’
A Norfolk gin maker has come to the rescue of staff at a charity care home for the visually-impaired who were struggling to get hold of hand sanitiser – by donating 48 half-litre spray bottles and two huge refill containers of the ethanol-based product.