News

“AD Community has been, and is, an essential component in Jean’s life…”

PA support – a life changing experience for a deaf BSL user
Here’s the first one of many case studies coming from AD Community, highlighting how our PA support impacts on the lives of our service users.

Jean Robert Van Oosten was referred by Derbyshire Social Care Services back in November 2015, as he required a PA [Read More]

NEW LOOK COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & ADMIN TEAM!

 

Action Deafness has a new look to their Community & Personal Assistant support service ahead of the 2017 year after a new face was added to the team.

 

New Deputy Manager, Martin Anderson, has joined the team in January 2017 to support our Manager, Mhairi Simpson.

 

His arrival means that the community department, [Read More]

IMPACT REPORT 2016-2017

ACTION DEAFNESS GAINS POSITIVE IMPACT IN 2016 WITH RENEWED GOALS FOR 2017!

 

Without a single doubt, we have all had a lot of challenges in our last year of work. However, with support and dedication from our main workforce at Action Deafness , we have achieved a range of successes in all our endeavours.

 

Thanks to our two-page Impact Report [Read More]

CEO honoured

Craig Crowley honoured as a Fellow of RSA

 

The Chief Executive of Action Deafness, Craig Crowley MBE, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).

 

The RSA is an enlightenment organisation which is committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. The Fellowship is a [Read More]

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 TERP NEEDED

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]

Personal Assistants (PAs) needed in Staffordshire and South Yorkshire!

Have you got what it takes to make a difference to the lives of Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deafened and Deafblind (D/deaf) people in Staffordshire and South Yorkshire?

 Action Deafness Community is currently seeking to expand its pool of Personal Assistants (PAs).

Action Deafness Community provides personalised support services through the provision of Personal Assistants (PAs) for [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]