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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