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Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council Community Health & Social Care Direct (Sensory Support Team)

Address:
2nd Floor, Westgate Community Complex, West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9LU
Tel:
0191 278 8377
Fax:
0191 278 8312

Map for Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council Community Health & Social Care Direct (Sensory Support Team)

Organisation details

The Community Health & Social Care Direct team provides a specialist service to those people suffering from visual and hearing impairment. The team maintains the authority's Register for sensory impaired people but accessing services is not dependent on Registration. They offer an open referral system although there are established patterns.

A wide range of services are available including full social work service, assessments and care planning, information and advice, rehabilitation and provision of technical equipment, braille and Moon teaching.

Services offered:

  • Local authority social care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Learning braille
  • Learning Moon

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This organisation was verified on 14 March 2018

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