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Social care if you have a sensory impairment

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There is a wide range of support available for people with a sensory impairment. This includes people who are:

  • Deaf / deafened / have a hearing impairment
  • Blind / visually impaired
  • dual sensory impaired / Deaf Blind

Our Community Support page provides details of hundreds of organisations that provide information, activities and practical help with daily living.

The Nottinghamshire Deaf Society provides a wide range of support for people who are Deaf / deafened including interpretation services, community activities and welfare rights advice.

The Nottinghamshire Royal Society for the Blind provides a wide range of support for people who are blind / have a visual impairment including talking newspapers, social groups and a support centre.

There is also support available from other National Organisations

Support from Nottinghamshire County Council

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If you know what information, advice or support you are looking for, you may be able to find the help you need from our Nottinghamshire Help Yourself website. 

We provide a range of support for people who have a sensory impairment and are eligible for social care support. For many services you will need a Care and Support Assessment. View our Care and Support Assessment fact sheet [PDF] for more information.

Use the links below to find out more.

The Adult Deaf and Visual Impairment Service (ADVIS) provides specialist support for people who have a sensory impairment.

Other useful support from us

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