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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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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 [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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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Personal Assistants Jobs

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 Warwickshire and Kidderminster?

Action Deafness Community is currently seeking to expand its [Read More]

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“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 [Read More]

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New Interpreters Wanted!

New and exciting interpreter opportunities at Action Deafness!

 

Due to the increase in business at Action Deafness, we are looking to recruit qualified BSL/English Interpreters to join the growing team of BSL/English interpreters at Action Deafness.

 

The [Read More]

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Big ‘Quality’ Wins!

AD ‘CLEAN SWEEPS’ ISO CERTIFCATION STANDARDS!

Leading Deaf-led charitable company Action Deafness has successfully maintained its two ISO accreditation certificates for another year.

Action Deafness has held the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2013 certifications since 2011.

Commenting on [Read More]

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New Joint Chair

Andy Palmer confirmed as Joint Chair of Action Deafness

 

Action Deafness Board of Trustee Directors officially stamped their confirmation of the appointment of Andy Palmer as Joint Chair, replacing Peter Kendall after nine years of dedicated [Read More]

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Farewell, Peter!

ACTION DEAFNESS BIDS FAREWELL TO PETER KENDALL

 

Action Deafness has been paying tribute to Peter Kendall (Joint Chair) who has left the organisation after nine years.

Peter’s eventful journey started in 2008 until 2017 after spending a [Read More]

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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, [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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? [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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NEW TRUSTEE DIRECTORS WANTED

Action Deafness is a growing, deaf-led charitable company providing Communications Interpreting Services; and Community & Personal Care & Support Services across the UK.

 

Action Deafness is a CQC registered, ISO 9001 (quality management), ISO 27001 (information & security) & [Read More]

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Deaf Information Day

The event will take place from Wednesday 28th September 2016. It will be held in the All Nations Centre, and participants will be accommodated in 10 Frog Island, Leicester LE3 5AG.
Time: 3pm -5pm and 5pm – 7pm 
Free car [Read More]

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Amazing job opportunities!

We have amazing job opportunities at Action Deafness and partners!

 

Action Deafness is a deaf-led, forward-looking charitable company which draws upon a distinguished history and experience to understand our stakeholders and deliver services which create opportunities [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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King Richard III Visitor Centre – Sign Language Tours

Press release from our friend, King Richard III Visitor Centre…
Following the previous success of BSL tours at the King Richard III Visitor Centre, we are pleased to announce two dates for this year.
Tours will take [Read More]

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Evening and weekend PAs needed!

Evening and weekend PAs needed!

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 the Midlands?

 Action Deafness Community provides personalised [Read More]

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Another very happy customer!

When we were approached by this lady’s daughter we were only too happy to help.  Her mother had seen our posters and thought ‘that’s so true, that’s so my life.’ She had become deaf through [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]