Thursday, 28 January 2016

Sight loss and older people: public involvement meeting

Are you interested in getting involved with research to help improve the lives of older people and the impact of sight loss? 

We are pleased to invite members of the public to join us at a drop-in meeting to find out more about the project and ways in which you can get involved. The meeting will be taking place on:

Date: Monday 15th February 2016 
Time: 11.00am and 1.00pm 
Venue: The University of Sheffield, School of Health and Related Research, The Innovation Centre, 217 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP. 

We are looking for a few volunteers to be involved in a project to develop ways to improve detection of and access to care for older people with sight loss in Sheffield.  If you know through personal experience or acquaintances about the impact sight loss can have on older people's independence or wellbeing, we would like to invite you to come to an informal chat.

Peter Cudd and I are health and social care researchers at the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield. We are working in collaboration with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as part of this project. 

If you are interested in getting involved but cannot join us at this meeting, please contact us so that we can get in touch with you to let you know about the project. We would be happy to have a chat over the phone with you.

Places are limited and early registration is advised. Please register before: Thursday 11 February 2016.

To register online, please go to:
Or if you prefer, please phone or email Laura Murray

Contact: Laura Murray
Tel: 0114 222 1726

Please do pass on this invitation to anyone else who might be interested - thanks for your help with this. 

We look forward to meeting you.

Surinder Bangar and Peter Cudd

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