New Deaf Patron

Action Deafness, a leading Deaf-led charity in the UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Rinkoo Barpaga as a new Deaf Patron.

Rinkoo is a talented Deaf Stand Up Comedian and a Multidisciplinary [Read More]

SOPHIE STONE BECOMES A PATRON OF DEAF-LED CHARITY ACTION DEAFNESS

Action Deafness is incredibly proud that Sophie Stone has been appointed as a new Patron!

Sophie is an acclaimed theatre and television Deaf actress and was the first Deaf student to enter RADA. Sophie was [Read More]

YOUChoose Re-Launched!

YOUChoose is a consortium of Deaf-specific specialist Care Providers supporting Deaf, hard of hearing, deafened and Deafblind people to live independently.

YOUchoose has been updating and transforming its website outlook and functionality. Our content [Read More]

NEW APPOINTMENTS

Action Deafness is pleased to announce that Paul Redfern has joined us as Community Business Manager on a fixed term contract to provide maternity cover. Paul will be working part-time.

Paul has extensive experience of [Read More]

NEW 24/7 Personal Care Service Launched…

ACTION DEAFNESS AND FUTURES HOUSING GROUP ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE WITH NEW 24/7 DEAF PERSONAL CARE SERVICE

Deaf-led national charity, Action Deafness (AD), has teamed up with East Midlands based Housing Association, Futures Housing Group to [Read More]

How to use NHS in BSL

As well as accessing NHS 111 by phone or online, if you have difficulties communicating or hearing, you can call 18001 111 on a textphone or use the NHS 111 BSL interpreter service via nhs.uk/111

Here are some videos [Read More]

ACTION DEAFNESS AIMS TO STAY OPERATIONAL

For BSL translation please go to this link:

During these difficult times we want to reassure all clients and stakeholders that we are here to offer our continued support, guidance and provision.

As most of us [Read More]

NEW Impact Report 2019-20

Action Deafness releases new Impact Report for 2019-2020
Come and watch our subtitled video unveiling AD’s new Impact Report 2919-2020

TO VIEW PDF – CLICK HERE

TO WATCH VIDEO – CLICK HERE

 

 

Free Healthy Weight

TO VIEW VIDEO – CLICK HERE

FREE HEALTHY WEIGHT PRESENTATION 

Are you Deaf or have a hearing loss? We have booked British Sign Language interpreters for you. 

Prepare to start the new year with improved health and wellbeing. 

A [Read More]

UK Deaf Leadership Summit

This will be the only place you want to be in 2020. A momentous event not to be missed.

History in the making.

Aspiring
Inspiring
Ambitious
Talented and Experienced

Deaf individuals, from the UK and internationally, will [Read More]

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AD & DD Merger Announcement



Action Deafness and Deaf Direct are delighted to announce a merger will take effect from 1st October 2019.

The merger is an exciting opportunity for both organisations, two successful charities that share similar objectives and values, [Read More]

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Open Day Video Overviews

Action Deafness staff, together with staff from Deaf Direct enjoyed a very successful Open Day event last July.

Please check out the video overviews (in BSL and subtitles).

Enjoy!

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SERVICE MANAGER APPOINTED

ACTION DEAFNESS APPOINTS NEW SERVICE MANAGER FOR DEAF DIRECT!

Action Deafness conducted several interviews during the month of July for the Service Manager position based in Worcester.

We are now pleased to announce Mr Christopher (Chris) Harrison [Read More]

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CQC NEWS!

ACTION DEAFNESS has been awarded an overall rating of ‘Good’ following results of the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) Inspection.

A big round of “hand wave” applause to our Community team for achieving this rating after a [Read More]

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Join us at our Open Day on Saturday 13 th July!

We are delighted to share details of our Open Day taking place on Saturday 13th July at the Royal School for the Deaf Derby.

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ISO ACCREDITATION NEWS!

ACTION DEAFNESS GAINS IMPORTANT ACCREDITATION FOR 9001 & 27001
Action Deafness, a deaf led organisation received a glowing report from their external auditor regarding compliance for their ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 27001 Information and [Read More]

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WELCOME ABOARD, DEAF DIRECT!

Deaf Direct has recently sent their announcement as regards formal partnership between Action Deafness and Deaf Direct via wider social media channels.

 

Please find below their video message:

 

 

Action Deafness’s role is to provide leadership and management [Read More]

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New PA staff needed in Herts!

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 Hertfordshire?

 

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

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YOUCHOOSE BIRMINGHAM!

 

 

Mhairi Simpson, Community Business Manager for Action Deafness

YOUCHOOSE BIRMINGHAM IS LAUNCHED!

Action Deafness is delighted to launch its new Personal Assistant service in Birmingham and the surrounding areas.

Over the last few years Action Deafness has been [Read More]

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NEW SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT!

Press Release: 28th January 2019: Action Deafness is delighted to introduce its new Deaf children, young people & families provision for Community Support, Personal Care & Assistant services!

Families with Deaf children and young people who need Deaf-specific and specialised community support, [Read More]

  • Lucy Warnes

NEW AD TRUSTEE DIRECTOR

Action Deafness is delighted to announce Lucy Warnes has been appointed Trustee Director of our AD Board.

Lucy is a Deaf BSL user and has a strong professional background in fundraising, marketing and management. She has [Read More]

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AD’S IMPACT REPORT 2018-2019

Action Deafness is extremely proud to launch its Impact Report for 2018-2019!

See AD Impact Report 2018_2019

2018 was an exciting year for Action Deafness by forming more joint ventures with key partners expanding our reach and influence.

Our [Read More]

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CELEBRATING CARERS EVENT

Jessy Young (Action Deafness Coordinator) was at the Celebrating Carers Event in Leicester helping to promote the services that Action Deafness provides.

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CEO HONOURED!

Action Deafness Board and staff are proud to acknowledge their CEO, Craig Crowley on his recent Signature Lifetime Achievement Award!

This year Signature celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Signature Annual Awards in Newcastle-Gateshead and Craig [Read More]

  • Emma Allen

NEW JOINT CHAIR APPOINTED

Action Deafness Board of Trustee Directors are delighted to announce they have appointed Emma Allen as new Joint Chair.

Emma is a seasoned commercial marketing professional and parent of two teenage Deaf children. She will be [Read More]

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Andy leaves AD Board

Andy Palmer leaves his Joint Chair role at Action Deafness

The Board accepted with sadness that the Joint Chair Andy Palmer has decided to step down from his role and that of Trustee with immediate effect.

On behalf [Read More]

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‘Found in Sport’

Found in Sport – documentary by BSLBT (BSL Zone)

We at Action Deafness were delighted to learn that our employees, Martin Anderson (Deputy Manager) and Rajeev Bagga (Community Personal Assistant) were featured in the above documentary [Read More]

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Calling Sussex Terps!

BSL/ENG INTERPRETER TO JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM AT ACTION DEAFNESS IN BRIGHTON & SUSSEX!

Action Deafness Communications Interpreting offer bespoke and specialist sign language and video online interpreting service based in Brighton and Sussex.

We are looking [Read More]

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NEW STRATEGY FOR 2023!

NEW FIVE YEAR STRATEGY TO BE UNVEILED THIS YEAR

AD Board of Trustee Directors, Patrons, management and staff teams are looking forward to unveiling its new Five Year Strategy Towards 2023 when the financial year of [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 Nottingham and Leamington Spa?

Action Deafness Community has successfully secured some contracts [Read More]