** Due to Coronavirus, there have been some changes to the YouChoose service. Please click here for more information. **
A one-to-one support service for deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind people.
deafPLUS and Action Deafness work in partnership to provide Personal Assistants (PA’s), who support and develop service users’ skills to enable them to live independently in the community, to access a variety of services, including our own community activities and to build friendships.
deafPLUS is part of the YOUchoose consortium, which includes several deaf organisations across the country, who provide one-to-one support to Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and deaf-blind people. YOUchoose is led by Action Deafness Community, a registered Care Quality Commission provider.
We can support you to live independently by providing :
PA Community Support Service is available Monday to Sunday.
Service users can apply for referrals directly. Family or friends, members of the NHS Services, Social Services or anyone else connected to the service users who has their permission to act on their behalf can also apply. A referral is just the first stage. This will start a conversation before any decision is made, by all involved, if support is agreed.
PA Community Support Service can be paid privately by the client or family, or through direct payment from Council.
If you have any queries about our PA Community Support Service please contact Holly:
Text: 07521 663987
Your Service, the way you want it
The PA Community Support Service service is offered at the following deafPLUS locations:
deafPLUS can provide an equipment assessment, fitting and maintenance service for Deaf and hard of hearing people.
The equipment we supply includes: