Social Care and Support for D/deaf people
DSN provides specialist Social Care services for D/deaf people of all ages and with all forms of hearing loss across Cheshire. Our aim is to deliver a package of professional care, commitment and support that will lead to an improvement in the quality of life of each of our clients. It is a comprehensive and confidential service, tailored to the needs of the individual.
Our Social Care Team is directly employed by DSN and are qualified (or training) to Signature Level 2, or NVQ Level 3 in BSL. DSN also provide specialist services for people with a dual sensory loss (D/deafblind people) through our Social Care Team. Further information about this service is available from any DSN office, or by clicking the link on the left hand side of this page.
Our Social Care Team can provide
- Counselling and support
- Registration and assessment of all people with a hearing loss
- Help and advice on benefits
- Crisis intervention
- Services for D/deafblind people
- Advice on technical equipment.
For further information, please click on the leaflet
, or contact us at any of our offices via our contact page.
We also provide an: OUT OF HOURS EMERGENCY SERVICE
details of this can be accessed via our Contact
DSN ceased to provide Social Work and Technical Services for Halton Borough Council & Warrington Borough Council with effect from 31st March 2011.
For further information on how to access these services if you live in Halton & Warrington are below: