Deafblind UK

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  • Address: National Centre for Deafblindness, John and Lucille van Geest Place, Cygnet Road, Hampton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 8FD
  • Tel:01733 358 100
  • Fax:01733 358 356
  • Email: info@deafblind.org.uk
  • Web:www.deafblind.org.uk
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Description

Objectives:
- to enable those people with a dual sensory impairment to live full and active lives despite their disability
- to teach and encourage touch-based communication systems
- to raise awareness of deafblindness in the caring professions and amongst the wider public
- to ensure that the needs of deafblind people are appropriately met in health/community care planning
- to provide direct or contracted services where appropriate.

Activities:
- visiting and assessing deafblind individuals
- participation in national campaigns
- contributing to individual community care plans
- information and advice on dual sensory loss
- social activities for deafblind people
- rehabilitation services
- holiday flat
- independent living accommodation
- linking deafblind people through magazines and newspapers in touch-based media
- international representation
- provision of certificated training.

Services offered:

  • Social functions
  • Rehabilitation
  • Supported housing

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  • This organisation was verified on 24 May 2016