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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 year in AD on student work placement. Peter returned very quickly after his placement and became a Trustee in 2009 [Read More]

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 parking and Refreshments

Come and visit our information stalls, watch presentations from professionals and receive Health and wellbeing information
Action Deafness will [Read More]

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 for Deaf, hard of hearing, deafened and deafblind people from all walks of life.

Action Deafness has over 66 members of [Read More]

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 confident that the services will go from strength to strength.

 

YOUchoose coordinating team led by our Head of Service, Jaz Mann, [Read More]

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 days with people offering messages of congratulations!

 

Craig has already started to knuckle down with the chair, Jim Edwards, and the [Read More]

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 looking for new Personal Care Assistants to join our partnership Team!

More details please go to CDA website: www.cambsdeaf.org

Please contact: [email protected] [Read More]

VRI in Derbyshire

Derbyshire County Council launches new BSL Video Remote Interpreting Services

 

Date      04/05/2016

 

The most exciting project to deliver a British Sign Language video online interpreting service has taken a quantum leap forward, with confirmation that, Action Deafness Communications, a East Midlands based charitable company has secured the main agreement to develop and launch the newest video remote interpreting [Read More]

VRI Pilot in Brighton

AD Communications develops exciting pilot VRI project with local NHS partners in Brighton.

 

Date     03/05/2016

 

A pilot project to develop and deliver a British Sign Language video online interpreting service has taken a significant step forward. Action Deafness Communications (Red Dot Connect) has secured an agreement to launch the new Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) service for Deaf [Read More]

New service website!

PRESS RELEASE  04.04.2016

 

YOUchoose launches new website!

YOUchoose, a Community and Personal Care Support Consortium, has launched a brand new website to promote its services and opportunities to a wider audience.

 

YOUchoose develop and deliver innovative community and personal care support to Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing clients. This exceptional service is delivered by a dedicated team [Read More]

Festive Office Hours

Festive Office Hours at Action Deafness

Action Deafness wishes to inform everyone that our Head office will be closed from midday Thursday 24 December 2015 until 9 am Monday 4 January 2016.

 

Our community PA support, Red Dot Connect and Communication Interpreting services will continue provision as agreed, apart from Bank Holiday dates of 25th, 28th December [Read More]