Definition: Used to describe people with hearing loss, especially when it is severe or profound (unable to hear anything below 70Db).
Category: Other Condition
Credit: Action on Hearing Loss
Service descriptions mentioning the term
The fully trained staff and volunteers at Vision Support's Halton Sensory Service Resource Centre
Resource Centre, supported by Halton Borough Council, are a fully integrated sensory service geared to meeting the diverse needs of people with sensory loss. They demonstrate and sell specialist equipment to help with daily living
. The Resource Centre has a range of information on Vision Support's services and other relevant services available locally and nationally.
Men's Group - (Bridgend County Borough Council)ServiceVI
-blind men of all ages meet every 6 weeks in Wetherspoons Maesteg 2-4pm. Contact Sandy Davies, Rehabilitation
Officer, for forthcoming dates.
If you reside in Wales, most optometrists can also offer a free eye test if:
you have an eye problem that needs urgent attention;
you have sight in one eye only;
youâ€™re registered as sight impaired
you have a hearing impairment and are profoundly deaf
you suffer from retinitis pigmentosa
you are of Black or Asian ethnicity;
your GP has referred you because they think you may have an eye problem.