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Deafblindness and Safeguarding Risks

Updated 03/10/2014 FACS are delighted to be running safeguarding awareness workshops at the 9th Annual Safeguarding Adults Conference in Brighton from 5th December 2014
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The Journey of a Deafblind Patient

Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust have commissioned FACS to provide six months of one-day workshops to deliver deafblind skills and awareness training for all their staff. read more…

Imagine being deaf and blind . . .

How might that impact on your mental health, well-being and self-esteem?
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New for 2014 – Disability Access Audit Training for NHS Trusts

Updated 12/06/2014 Fieldhouse Ellis Associates (FEA) have created a Disability Access Audit Workshop for NHS Trusts and Private Hospitals…
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Guidelines for Working with People with Dual Sensory Loss in Care Environments

Updated 06/07/2014 Over many years Nikola has advised Care Homes, Nursing and Residential Settings to help support them to identify the unique needs of people with dual sensory loss…
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Update on the 3T’s Redevelopment of the Hospital Public and Patient Design Panel

Image: 3Ts Redevelopment

Updated 15/12/2012 Towards the end of 2013, the decision on funding is expected shortly…
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Carrots NightWalk: See London in the Dark 2012

Image: Tower Bridge at Night

Updated 08/10/2012 Thank you all very much for the kind and generous donations and support that helped us reach beyond our target set for the London Carrot Night Walk…
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Working with People with Dual Sensory Loss

This workshop provides an overview of deafblindness, definitions and diversity and is designed to cover communication and access to information issues in various settings and can be tailor-made according to your type of service or business. read more…

Working with People with Age Related Dual Sensory Loss

This workshop is intended for organisations that support older people and covers age related issues of combined sight and hearing loss, including day centres, community groups, volunteers, carers and frontline staff.
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Working with People with Dual Sensory Loss in Care Home, Nursing and Residential Settings

This three hour workshop aims to support managers and care staff to communicate effectively with people with age-related dual sensory loss and have the confidence to identify and support their particular communication and information to access needs. read more…

Working with People with Dual Sensory Loss in Hospital Settings

This four hour workshop aims to support hospital staff and clinicians to communicate effectively with people with a range of dual sensory loss and have the confidence to identify and support their particular communication and access needs. read more…

Working with People with Dual Sensory Loss in Primary Health Care Settings

This three hour workshop aims to support GPs, Practice Managers, Nurses, Frontline Staff, and all Healthcare Staff to communicate effectively with people within the diversity of deafblindness and have the confidence to identify and support their particular communication and access needs. read more…

Working with People with Hearing Loss

This course is designed to provide an overview of the communication needs of people with different types of hearing loss and raise awareness and understanding of some of the challenges that people may experience.
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Disability and Equality Workshops

This workshop aims to develop understanding about disability and recognise areas where access improvements can be applied and information about guidelines and legislation understood to provide best possible environments, using the value of user led experience and universal design. read more…

Diversity: Sensory Loss

FACS specialises in the diversity of Accessibility issues within the range of sensory loss, including visual, hearing and dual sensory loss and the variety of communication and accessibility issues that may be used to make services and workplaces more inclusive. read more…

Working with Deafblind People in the General Public

The aim of the workshop is to raise awareness of the need to communicate effectively and provide accessible information for people within the diversity of deafblindness providing and supporting good customer service.
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Deafblind Basic Awareness Workshops

This basic awareness workshop is designed to provide an overview of deafblindness and raise awareness of the unique needs of deafblind people. read more…

News Archive

Updated 06/01/2014 Past News Items
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