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 Deaf

Halton Sensory Service Resource Centre - (Vision Support)Service

The fully trained staff and volunteers at Vision Support's Halton Sensory Service Resource Centre alongside Deafness 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.
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Men's Group - (Bridgend County Borough Council)Service

VI/Deaf-blind men of all ages meet every 6 weeks in Wetherspoons Maesteg 2-4pm. Contact Sandy Davies, Rehabilitation Officer, for forthcoming dates.
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Eye Health Examination Wales - (NHS Wales)Service

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; you’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.
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