Kelly and Doreen outside wearing coats

Kelly and Doreen – friends for life!

Doreen has lived in Blackwood for 33 years. The past year has been a tough one for her, as her husband sadly passed away after suffering with vascular dementia. Doreen suffers from macular degeneration and has considerably reduced hearing having worked in the textile industry. She admits that she felt very lonely and isolated following … Read more

Jo in her bike helmet and sunglasses

Zero to hero – Jo’s fundraising story

My journey with Deafblind UK started in 2017 when my daughter needed to learn a new skill for her Duke of Edinburgh Award and a friend suggested Deafblind Manual. We came along and met the team at Deafblind UK, including Doreen, who has been deafblind from birth and is the longest serving employee at Deafblind … Read more