Author Archives: Steph

Come and join us at our next coffee morning!

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We run a regular coffee morning for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in the Bristol area on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 1st October. We will meet at our usual time between 10.30am and 12.30pm at the Watershed on Bristol’s harbourside. (Please note this is […]

New dates for Deaf Night Out

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We’re delighted to say that Deaf Night Out, a new social group for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Bristol, is growing all the time and going strong. The group now meets for a regular gathering at Za Za Bazaar in the city centre once a month. The next Deaf Night Out is at […]

Deaf with dementia training day

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On Friday 29th July we welcomed Emma Ferguson-Coleman to the Vassall Centre for a training day on how to support communication with Deaf BSL users living with dementia. Emma is a researcher based at the University of Manchester working on the Deaf with Dementia Life-Stories Project. Here in Bristol we have been working in collaboration […]

Talk on Deaf Dementia

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On Thursday 18th July we are delighted to welcome Emma Ferguson-Coleman of the University of Manchester to talk about her work for the Deaf with Dementia Life-Stories Project. During her talk she will cover: what dementia is stories from the Deaf community about living with dementia everyday communication with BSL-users with dementia and their families […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2019

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Next week (6 to 12 May) is Deaf Awareness Week, an annual event organised by the UK Council on Deafness.   It is an opportunity to raise awareness about the impact of Deafness and hearing loss, which affect 1 in 6 people in the UK. This year the theme is ‘Celebrating Role Models’. Here at […]

Launch of Deaf Night Out

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We’re delighted to be supporting the launch of a new social group for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Bristol. The Deaf Night Out group will meet for the first time on 9 May. Deaf Night Out is a chance for anyone affected by hearing loss to get together for a night on the […]

CfD Forum – we want your views!

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Please come to our forum event to give your feedback on our service and share ideas about what makes a Deaf friendly city. When: The event is between 10.30am and 1pm on Monday 13th May. Where: The office of Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0ZX The forum will be split into two sessions: […]

New timetable for the Sensory Impairment Team drop-in service

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The Sensory Impairment Team provides support with: Translating letters from English to BSL Phoning and booking appointments Advice with paying bills or finding out more information from service providers Contacting any services or referring to an Equipment Officer for new equipment The team is changing the locations for the service and there will be no […]

Affected by tinnitus? You’re not alone

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What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is the experience of hearing sounds in the ear, which have no external source. These can be a range of different sounds such as ringing, whooshing, humming or buzzing. For some people the sounds can be continuous and for others they may come and go. According to the British Tinnitus Association, […]

Workshop on hearing loss, older men and loneliness

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We are pleased to be supporting Dr Paul Willis of the University of Bristol in his research into how older men experience and combat loneliness in later life. On 31st January we will be hosting a workshop led by Dr Willis, which will be an opportunity for older men who are Deaf or Hard of […]

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