Western Health and Social Care Trust Sensory Support Team (Londonderry)

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  • Address: Old Bridge House, Glendermott Road, Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT47 6AU
  • Tel:028 7132 0167
  • Minicom:028 7132 0166
  • Web:www.westerntrust.hscni.net/services/2109.htm
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 5pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 5pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 5pm
    • Thursday 9am - 5pm
    • Friday 9am - 4.30pm

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Organisation details


Employs people from voluntary and statutory organisations offering help, advice and support to people with a hearing or sight loss or both.

Social Work Services
- assessment and registration
- advice, support and counselling
- benefits advice
- interpreting service for deaf/hard of hearing
- demonstration of environmental aids
- mobility training and daily living advice

Information and Training
RNIB, Action on Hearing Loss and Sense (all working here with the Foyle Trust) offer packages as follows:

- resource centre
- visual awareness training to schools, nurses, librarians, etc
- new independence for older people with vision loss
- community care package.

- basic deafblind training
- effective communication
- challenging behaviour
- volunteer motivation
- 'Toys n'Activities'.

Action on Hearing Loss
- managing special needs
- deaf and disability awareness
- communicating with deaf/hard of hearing people
- work-based sign language.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Local authority social care
  • Volunteering
  • Rehabilitation
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training

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  • This organisation was verified on 22 October 2015