Coronavirus and the Deaf community

 

There is a wide range of information to support people through the Coronavirus who are Deaf or have hearing loss. 

 

Information from Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Information from Nottinghamshire County Council

Information from SignHealth - the Deaf Health Charity

Issues to consider in relation to Deaf people working from home

 

Information from Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

 

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust have a dedicated website for Deaf BSL Users. Click HERE to go to the webpage. 

 

In addition they have details of how Deaf BSL Users can access our urgent mental health helpline (0300 303 0165) via BSL video relay HERE.

 

Information from Nottinghamshire County Council

 

A specific webpage for Deaf people has been developed on the NCC public website. Please click HERE to go to the webpage. 

 

The webpage will be updated regularly as new information becomes available.

 

NCC has also promoted a dedicated telephone number for Deaf people to contact Nottinghamshire County Council’s Customer Service Centre using Relay UK. The dedicated number is: 18001 01623 434 993

 

Information from SignHealth - the Deaf Health Charity 

 

SignHealth - the Deaf Health Charity is producing regular updates on the Coronavirus and has also compiled a wide range of resources which can be accessed from their website HERE.

 

Issues to consider in relation to Deaf people working from home

 

The Guardian has written an article highlighting the issues a Deaf or hard of hearing person may encounter when working at home. The article higlights the issues and also suggests steps employers can take to make it easier for someone who is Deaf or has hearing loss when working from home. Click HERE to go to the article.

 

 

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