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Torbay Sensory Team

Address:
4th Floor, Union House, Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3YA
Tel:
01803 219800
Fax:
01803 219899
Minicom:
18001 01803 219800

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Organisation details

The Sensory Team provides assessment, advice and support for adults with sight and hearing problems. The service is available to all.

The team aim to empower individuals to improve their lives by having access to information, practical support and rehabilitation to ensure they have the opportunity to make more informed choices and have control over their lives, promoting independence, health and wellbeing. This supports individuals to have an active part in the local community and improving health.

There are a number of hearing, visual and dual sensory loss specialists in the Team that can provide a wide range of services including:

- Assessment of need
- Reablement to maintain independence within and outside the home
- Advice on specialist equipment to maintain independence
- Referrals onto other appropriate services
- Local agent for British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF)

Services offered:

  • Local authority social care
  • Health and social care
  • Low vision services
  • Assistive technology products
  • Loan equipment
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Rail travel assistance
  • Community transport
  • Travel training

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This organisation was verified on 6 April 2018

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