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Deaf Diaspora!

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Action Deafness is a proud sponsor of local Deaf cultural events in Brighton!

 

Action Deafness currently supports the Deaf community in Sussex by providing BSL interpreting services to the Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group, the Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals (NHS) and work closely with DeafCOG to provide Personal Assistant services across Brighton and Sussex.  [Read More]

EXCITING TIMES AHEAD!

New 5 Year Plan to bring improved benefits for Deaf & HoH community!

For the past few years, Action Deafness (AD) has doggedly managed to weather the nation’s financial storm and seen progress of services improving year by year.

In 2010, AD was in the “doldrums” after multiple difficult challenges.

7 years later, AD is now entering new [Read More]

WE ARE STILL GROWING!

At Action Deafness we are always looking to recruit new staff to complement our growing services. We are looking for Deaf and hearing staff with the right skills to put our customers first and provide excellent services.

 

If you are interested in becoming a Personal Assistant or would like to join our pool of Sign Language [Read More]

Looking Ahead!

Trustees Strategic Day!

 

 

Action Deafness Board of Trustee Directors and Senior Management Team enjoyed a successful day at Sport Park, Loughborough University on 15th July 2017.

 

We discussed our new five Year Strategic plan for 2023.

 

Trustee Directors in attendance were: Roland Hilton (Vice-Chair), Ben Stephens, Emma Allen, Alison Lewis and Karen Read (Joint Chair). Andy Palmer (Joint [Read More]

YOUchoose

Deaf-led partners calling out to potential Deaf/HoH clients/users

Using deaf-specific 1:1 support helps to reduce isolation, provides clear communication in a safe environment.

Interested to find out more about our ‘bespoke’ service?

For more details about our partners from all over the UK, online referral, and types of community & care support please go to our website:

www.youchoosesupport.org.uk

JUST ASK US…

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU WITH INTERPRETING OR CARE SUPPORT!

Here at Action Deafness we know just how important it is to make sure you always have the staff you need, when you need them.

Whenever you need any specific staff cover, we’re here for you.

We maintain an active pool of staff people who have all gone [Read More]

NEW TRUSTEES

TWO NEW TRUSTEE DIRECTORS APPOINTED

 

Action Deafness has appointed two new trustee directors, joining the Board of Trustee Directors led by joint chairs, Karen Read and Andy Palmer.

 

Their combined expertise includes communications, marketing, health & social care, mental health, deaf culture and education. Their experience covers both the voluntary and private sectors.

 

Emma Allen – Commercial Marketing [Read More]

Life looks brighter now…

Here’s another of the many case studies coming from AD Community, highlighting how our PA support impacts on the lives of our service users.

Joan Galliford-Grier was referred to the AD Community service by her Places for People Tenancy Support worker, Mhairi in 2012. Despite already receiving support for her correspondence, Mhairi recognised that Joan was [Read More]

“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]