GIVING QUALITY ADVICE
aiding those impacted by hearing loss
Empowering the deaf community
deafPLUS is a charity that works to empower deaf people and those with hearing impairments to live independent and fulfilling lives. We provide assistance and advice on a range of topics, from health and welfare to education and employment. Our goal is to ensure that deaf people receive the same opportunities and access to services as everyone else.
We are committed to ensuring that the deaf community has the same access to quality advice and support when needed. deafPLUS is a charity that is dedicated to helping deaf people be the best version of themselves and to lead fulfilling lives.
The advice service
An inclusive hub for deaf friendly advice
Our AdviceLine service to those who are Deaf or hard of hearing anywhere in England to develop independence and wellbeing.
You can access our service through a variety of digital platforms including WhatsApp, FaceTime, Zoom and Skype.
The Information & Advice support we offer online includes:
We can support you with understanding documents written in complex English for any of the categories above. We can also help you with form filling, dealing with mandatory reconsiderations, appeals and preparations for assessments.
If you’re a mainstream advice service provider, we would be pleased to hear (not literally!) from you.
Information & Advice
One-to-one confidential information
We provide one-to-one confidential Information & Advice services for D/deaf British Sign Language users. This service is delivered by a D/deaf The Information & Advice support we offer includes:
We offer support supporting in the following areas:
Offering support for hearing and sight loss
deafPLUS in Bath and North-East Somerset, also known as visionPLUS, offer a range of services for people with both hearing loss and sight loss, and our service provided is tailored to our individual client. Some of the services for those with sight loss we provide are:
Information, advice & guidance about living with sight loss,
Benefits Advice: including form filling, attendance at medical assessments, dealing with reconsiderations and appeals and attendance at Tribunals, and
Signposting to relevant health services and social/rehabilitation services
The Mobile Advisory Service
The Mobile Advisory Service (MAS) is a vehicle that goes around the county of Somerset raising awareness, give equipment demonstrations, and provide information on deafness and Deaf issues.
We are currently running the drop in venues on an appointment only basis.
To make an appointment please call 07762 84826 or email firstname.lastname@example.org