Knitting groups for people with sight loss, RNIB drop-in sessions and joint sensory equipment demonstrations in South Ayrshire

Ayrshire Local Integrated Sensory Service (ALISS)

Knitting Groups

RNIB are starting groups for people with sight loss to share tips on how to still enjoy knitting, learn about tips and equipment that may help, and to enjoy the hobby with others.

Please note – places are limited and must be booked

Knitting basketJoin us at Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street Ayr, KA8 8EB from 2pm – 4pm on the following dates:

Wednesday 1st October 2014
Wednesday 15th October 2014
Wednesday 29th October 2014
Wednesday 12th November 2014
Wednesday 26th November 2014

All materials will be provided.

To book a place or for more information please contact Joanne Reilly Email:  Tel: 01563 526011 or mobile 07584203040

RNIB drop-in information and advice sessions

Does sight loss affect your daily living, or that of someone you care for?

Come along to one of our drop-ins for:

  • Discussing any concerns or needs
  • Signposting or referral to other agencies
  • Leaflets and information
  • Trying a small range of equipment
  • Hints and tips on living with sight loss

All sessions are 10am – 12.30pm unless otherwise stated.

Wednesday 12th November 2014
South Ayrshire Carers Centre 43 Sandgate, Ayr, KA7 1DA

Wednesday 26th November 2014, 10am – 12 noon
Girvan Library,  Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE
(This is a joint session with Action on Hearing Loss)

Friday 5th December 2014
Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon KA10 6EF

Wednesday 10th  December 2014
Carrick Centre, The Carrick Centre, Culzean Road, Maybole, Ayrshire KA19 7DE

Please note: Drop-in sessions may be subject to change due to circumstances out-with our control. If you are in any doubt please phone Joanne Reilly on the day to check  Tel: 07584203040

Joint Sensory Equipment demonstrations

Do you have sight loss and/ or hearing loss? Or do you know someone who does?

Come along to one of our free equipment and products drop ins where you can view and try a range of daily living equipment

No need to book – just pop in on the day!

Thursday 30th October 2014, 10am – 12 noon
Girvan Library,  Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE

For further information please contact Joanne or Donna Tel: 01563 52601.


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