Sensory support

What the service does

The Sensory Support Team provides social work, technical aid and rehabilitation for people aged 18 and over who have:

  • hearing loss (deaf)
  • sight loss (blind)
  • dual sensory loss

We also provide mobility training for children aged under 18.

We offer a range of services including:

  • individual assessment
  • risk assessment
  • social work support for service users and families
  • assessment and supply of specialist equipment
  • independent living skills assessment and training if required
  • mobility and orientation assessments for independent travel
  • information and advice for service users and their families
  • sign language communication support for deaf service users
  • arranging registration for service users with sight loss
  • support at the low vision clinic
  • support at the audiology clinic
  • signposting to voluntary agencies or other Trust services where appropriate
  • sensory disability awareness training for healthcare professionals and others involved with service users

All of the above services can be provided in a service user’s home, school or workplace.

How to access the service

We accept referrals from:

  • service users
  • family members or carers
  • GPs
  • other healthcare professionals
  • voluntary organisations

Referrals can be made directly to the team:

  • Tel: (028) 9504 0200 or (028) 9056 5565
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Contact details

Bradbury Wellbeing and Treatment Centre

Tel: (028) 9504 0200
Textphone: (028) 9091 2197
Fax: (028) 9091 2196
Mobile (SMS only): 077 3888 3116

Videos

EYE can – ID card for visually impaired people

Sensory support service (subtitled version)

Sensory support service (Irish sign language version)

Sensory support service (British sign language version)


Locations where this service is delivered

Services