WE NEED YOUR HELP ! We are making Christmas wreaths with our members and need fir cuttings. If you are picking up your Christmas tree this weekend, please bear us in mind for any off cuts that you may have as we can put them to good use. Please contact us and we can arrange […]
Our sense of smell is powerful and there is research that suggests essential oils can improve mental health. Jersey Recovery college are running Essential Oils for Wellbeing – for those with sight loss on Tuesday 8th and 15th November from 2.15 to 4.15 pm at Age Concern, Val Plaisant. This accessible course is being run […]
Our Activity Club members have been very busy over the past few weeks. Can you guess what they are working on? All will be revealed at the end of August….
On 16th June EYECAN’s social club members, staff and volunteers enjoyed a beautiful three course lunch in the Rosiere Suite at St. Brelade’s Bay Hotel, Jersey The event, which compensated for all the Christmas meals missed since 2019, was such a success that it looks set to become a fixture. Excellent food and sunshine are […]
Communication Isolation Sight or hearing loss can occur at any time but particularly as people get older. However, some people may experience a loss to both senses, which is termed, dual sensory loss. Individuals with dual sensory loss are greatly disadvantaged because they cannot compensate for hearing or sight loss with a sense that remains […]
Responding to increasing rates of short-sightedness in children, Eye specialists and EYECAN are working together to raise awareness of proactive measures to protect against myopia. Myopia, or shortsightedness, occurs when an image does not accurately focus on the back of the eye. Children who are short sighted typically have better near vision than distance vision […]
If you struggled to use phones, email, or social media how would you maintain your contacts? Would public transport get you directly to your destination at a convenient time or would outings become too difficult to undertake with confidence? Would you persevere with your activities and engagements? Would you feel you had anything interesting to […]
For several years EYECAN have worked closely with RBC Wealth Management and employee Jenny Stafford to support her in the workplace. In this video, Jenny talks about the support that has been put in place and how that has enabled her to continue to work effectively.
We are delighted to announce that EYECAN has been shortlisted for the Productivity award and the Public Sector/Charity award in this year’s Jersey Tech Awards. The annual Jersey Tech Awards are taking place on 25 March.
A booklet providing carers and care providers with guidance about sensory loss was launched at the end of February. The booklet is the joint initiative of EYECAN and the Jersey Deaf Society but reflects collaboration with a wide range of local charities and Government services. Care providers throughout the island have been sent booklets, and […]