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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]

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 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]