FACS offers various specialist deafblind services that can help you meet the latest requirements and obligations of your organisations and meets the individual needs of the deafblind people you support.
Dual Sensory Specialist Assessments
FACS offers an experienced and skilled Deafblind Specialist Assessor to help meet the requirements of Section 7 (2001) of the Local Authority Act (1970).
This places a duty on local authorities to identify and make contact with deafblind people to ensure they have access to a specialist assessment, resulting from their combined sight and hearing loss, ensuring that their unique needs are met.
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- Find out more about Deafblind Guidance and Section 7 Requirements
Deafblind Reviews, Communication Support Plans, Care Planning
Deafblindness can be a slow, progressive and deteriorating condition, where needs change and other areas of support may be required. Meeting the individual and ongoing needs of the deafblind person, is crucial for person-centred planning.
Communicator Guide Support Services
A communicator guide acts as the eyes and ears of a deafblind person to enable them to do any number of things to facilitate independence, choice and control.
FACS offers experienced and skilled Communicator Guides using clear speech and good communication tactics to facilitate communication in a variety of situations.
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Environmental Assessments and Audits
FACS provides Environmental Assessments and Audits to support and suit your needs and budget to help meet the requirements of the Equalities Act 2010.
Accessibility is not just about considering physical access for wheelchair users and ramps, but by identifying and recognising a range of features that could form barriers for people with a range of physical, sensory and learning disabilities.
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Training Needs Analysis
FACS is able to offer a flexible bespoke training approach that meets not just the individual needs of your service users and customers, but the individual needs of your organisation, services and staff.
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