A safe deaf place

This report by Action Deafness looks to determine a way forward with regard to the design and commissioning of housing and care services that are inclusive of the needs of older deaf people and which, thereby promoting their increased wellbeing and longevity. 

It provides findings from their research into the benefits of Extra Care housing for older deaf people and challenges all to rethink models of housing care for older deaf people. 

https://www.housinglin.org.uk/News/A-safe-deaf-place/

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A safe deaf place

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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