Hearing & Sight Care, Caithness & North Sutherland - Wick download pdf

Hearing & Sight Care, Caithness & North Sutherland - Wick

Hearing and Sight Care, Caithness and North Sutherland consists of 2 drop–in centres;

The Sensory Centre Wick is open  Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-2pm

 The centre provides many services including:

  • The provision of hearing aid upkeep, issue of NHS batteries and tubing
  • Referral to statutory services
  • Help, advice and information on hearing loss and associated issues
  • Demonstration, loan and procurement of specialist equipment for the home  e.g. flashing doorbells, pager systems, amplified telephones
  • Training in deaf awareness and communication tactics
  • Basic introduction to British Sign Language (BSL)
  • Advocacy for profoundly deaf sign language users and hard–of–hearing clients

Home visits to your own home, nursing and residential homes, hospitals, sheltered housing and day care centres for those who cannot access services within the centres because of limited mobility, health or transport issues.

Further information and contact details

Street Address: The Sensory Centre, 23 Telford Street, Wick, KW1 5EQ

Telephone: 01955 606 170

Email: hsc@sensorycentre.org

Website: www.sensorycentre.org.uk

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Please Note: There will be some instances where funding will be required to access a service listed in this directory. Application for this requires to be made following appropriate Highland Council and/or NHS assessment for Adult Services and consequent resource allocation procedures. Further information on accessing services can be obtained from your local Adult Services Team.