Forward Vision

43/45 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh EH10 4SG

Forward Vision is a transitional care home for young adults aged 17-25 who are blind or partially sighted and have additional disabilities. The home is run by Royal Blind, Scotland's largest visual impairment organisation.

The service is registered with, and regulated by, The Care Inspectorate. Forward Vision operates in three purpose built bungalows which together can house a number of young adults. Short breaks are available when space allows.

Group: Royal Blind

Person in charge: Julie Jamieson (Care Services Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Edinburgh City Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 14 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Autism/ASD • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages from 17 to 25.

Single Rooms: 14

Rooms with ensuite WC: 14

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Independent Living Training • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette

Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Forward Vision: click here

* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.


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Julie Jamieson

Job Title: Care Services Manager

Joined: 1998


Julie Jamieson, Dip SW, MBASW, BA (Hons) in Social Work Studies. Julie is Care Services Manager for Kidscene, the Royal Blind School and Forward Vision. Julie has worked at the Royal Blind School since 1998. Julie has worked in the field of social care for 28 years, in various posts within Residential Child Care, Adult Services, Disability and Mental health, having worked largely within the voluntary sector. Julie has continued through professional development to expand her knowledge in the area of social care and has recently been appointed as a member of SSSC Registration and Conduct Committee.

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