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AD gains Big Potential Fund!

GREAT NEWS! Action Deafness awarded Big Potential Advanced Grant!

 

This most recent grant awarded by The Big Lottery will enable Action Deafness to increase capacity and improve sustainability by facilitating collaboration with other third sector organisations for greater social impact.

Josette Simon OBE – Patron of Action Deafness commented: “Congratulations to Action Deafness for successfully being awarded this Advanced fund. [Read More]

New Interpreters Wanted

BSL/ENGLISH INTERPRETER WANTED FOR OUR

COMMUNICATIONS INTERPRETING TEAM!

 

Location: Brighton and surrounding areas

Salary: Competitive salary. Negotiable depending on experience/qualifications

Hours:   Part-time hours to be agreed

Contract: part-time

 

Are you an experienced BSL/English interpreter with good communication and organisational skills? Would you like to join a highly regarded organisation during a time of growth?

 

Our organisation:

Action Deafness is a deaf-led charitable [Read More]

New Patron Appointed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MONDAY 31st OCTOBER 2016:

 

 

LEON LLOYD JOINS ACTION DEAFNESS AS PATRON

 

East-Midlands based Deaf-led charitable company, Action Deafness, are proud to announce Leon Lloyd as their new patron.

 

Leon joins Shakespearean actress, Josette Simon OBE and Andrew Bridgen MP as Patrons of the national business solutions provider organisation.

 

Leon retired from professional rugby having played for Leicester Tigers, [Read More]

Comings & Goings at AD!

 

We are delighted to announce additional new and incoming staff arriving at Action Deafness.

Katie Hulbert has been appointed as full-time Communications Interpreting Booking Coordinator, replacing Judith Robinson who retires at the end of October 2016.

We are excited that Katie is now working closely with the communications interpreting team with the handover process. We look forward [Read More]

YOUchoose News

ACTION DEAFNESS ORGANISED SUCCESSFUL PARTNER TRAINING SESSION & WELCOMES deafplus AS NEW CONSORTIUM PARTNER!

YOUchoose partners gathered at a training session at Action Deafness in Leicester, superbly organised by our Head of Services Jaz Mann and Registered Manager Mhairi Simpson!

Jaz and Mhairi were delighted to learn that partners from GDA, DeafCOG & deafplus found the session [Read More]

YOUchoose gathers momentum!

Following the successful launch of YOUchoose in Deaf Awareness Week, referrals for community support and registered personal care have increased.

 

YOUchoose partners have started to assessing potential clients within their own catchment areas and we are confident that the services will go from strength to strength.

 

YOUchoose coordinating team led by our Head of Service, Jaz Mann, [Read More]

AD CEO becomes UKCOD chair!

Last week Action Deafness announced that its CEO, Craig Crowley, has become the Chair designate of UK Council on Deafness.

 

Action Deafness’ Facebook page and other social media received over 7,000 hits in the following few days with people offering messages of congratulations!

 

Craig has already started to knuckle down with the chair, Jim Edwards, and the [Read More]

PERSONAL CARE IN CAMBS

New Personal Care Support launched in Cambridgeshire!

Cambridgeshire Deaf Association and Action Deafness joined up forces to provide Personal Care support in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area to Deaf people who use sign language and have additional needs.

We are now looking for new Personal Care Assistants to join our partnership Team!

More details please go to CDA website: www.cambsdeaf.org

Please contact: office@cambsdeaf.org [Read More]

New partnership launched

New Deaf Care Support Consortium officially launched

The YOUchoose consortium was officially launched in St Pancras International, London on 5th May with All Parliamentary Party Group on Deafness Chair, Jim Fitzpatrick MP, in attendance.

This new YOUchoose consortium is working to develop personalised 1:1 support for Deaf, hard of hearing and Deafblind people. The consortium delivers deaf-specific [Read More]

VRI in Derbyshire

Derbyshire County Council launches new BSL Video Remote Interpreting Services

 

Date      04/05/2016

 

The most exciting project to deliver a British Sign Language video online interpreting service has taken a quantum leap forward, with confirmation that, Action Deafness Communications, a East Midlands based charitable company has secured the main agreement to develop and launch the newest video remote interpreting [Read More]