Action Deafness has been confirmed as Derbyshire County Council’s Deaf Communication Support Service.
This new partnership covers Adult Social Care and Public Health and will also continue providing advice and low level advocacy.
The partnership will cover the following types of appointments:
- Safeguarding, domestic abuse, adult capacity assessments
- Occupational therapy appointments; Deaf parent support; emergency or out of hours appointments
- Health based activities such as weight management, smoking cessation or drug and alcohol support
- Limited support for appointments such as legal, banking or housing
The local community is invited to meet Action Deafness on 23rd July at 12 noon, at the North Derbyshire Deaf Forum, Chesterfield Community Centre, Tontine Road, Chesterfield S40, 1QU.
There will be a short presentation of information about the new contract followed by an opportunity for questions and answers.