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XMAS OUT OF HOURS CONTACTS

OFFICE CLOSURE, OUT OF HOURS & XMAS BREAK EMERGENCY CONTACTS 

 

We are closed from 2.00pm on Friday 22nd December and open again on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

 

If you require emergency Community Personal Assistant during that time, [Read More]

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INTERIM CHIEF OFFICER APPOINTED

Appointment of Interim Chief Officer

 

The Board of Action Deafness today announced the appointment of Jim Robertson as the Interim Chief Officer (CO), who will be taking up post on the 1st January 2018.

 

Craig Crowley MBE will take [Read More]

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Finance & Bookings Assistant

Action Deafness is a Deaf-led charitable company that specialises in Communications interpreting and Community Personal care and support services throughout the UK.

As a dynamic and fast-paced organisation, this is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious [Read More]

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New Office Manager Appointed

PRESS RELEASE:

 

KATIE HULBERT APPOINTED AS NEW OFFICE MANAGER

 

Action Deafness, a national Deaf-led charitable company whose registered office is based in Leicester, has announced a new staff member to join the management team – Katie Hulbert [Read More]

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New Interim Appointments

PRESS RELEASE

NEW INTERIM ARRANGEMENTS AT AD COMMUNITY!

Action Deafness, a national Deaf-led charitable company, has made several interim appointments to respond to the developments within the organisation and the wider sector.

They are:

Stuart Harrison has been appointed [Read More]

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People of the Eye – Fully Integrated Show

Come and see this fully integrated play “People of the Eye” suitable for deaf, hard of hearing and hearing audience at Attenborough Arts Centre, in Leicester on Saturday 18th November. The show itself has integrated [Read More]

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LOVING OUR TAGLINE!

OUR FABULOUS STRAPLINE!

Action Deafness believes this strapline has got “teeth”.

It makes our clients and stakeholders feel confident that, even after receiving our bespoke services in communications interpreting and community PA, they have made a “savvy” [Read More]

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Personal Assistant 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 Kidderminster, Leamington Spa, Stoke and Stafford?

Action Deafness Community has successfully secured [Read More]

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MORE FACTS ABOUT OUR MOVE!

Having been inundated with goodwill wishes and queries about our move to Loughborough that it is the ideal opportunity to provide some short facts on our rationale for such a move and how our services [Read More]

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September Update

A Brief Update Message from Action Deafness!

We hope you have had a brilliant summer.

September is a very busy month for us at Action Deafness as we are out and about all over the place talking about [Read More]

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WE ARE MOVING!

NEW ERA FOR ACTION DEAFNESS!

Action Deafness (AD) is moving to a new office base in Loughborough!

Deaf-led Action Deafness (one of the top 10 Deaf organisations in the UK) is now fit and ready to capitalise [Read More]

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Deaf Diaspora!

RELEASE:

 

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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

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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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“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 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? [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]