Online Deaf Awareness for Healthcare Staff

Relevant for: all staff who work in healthcare settings
Delivery method: online (via Zoom)
Course length: 2 hours

Course Outline

Tailored to the needs of healthcare staff, this interactive online session aims to raise your awareness of the common barriers experienced by people who are deaf or hard of hearing when accessing healthcare services. It will provide you with communication tactics, best practice, and simple ways to improve your service.

Content includes:

- understanding different levels of hearing loss
- British Sign Language vs English
- differences between hearing and Deaf cultures
- communication skills and tips
- issues with mask wearing
- improving systems
- Accessible Information Standard
- communication support available / BSL–English interpreters

Delivered by one of our experienced, profoundly Deaf tutors.

Cost: £300 Maximum group size: 12

Make a Booking Enquiry

Or for more information, to make a booking, or to discuss your training needs, please contact us:

Tel: 0161 273 3415 / 07917 368832



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If you would like to know more about
any of our services, please get in touch.

Manchester Deaf Centre,
Crawford House,
Booth Street East,
M13 9GH

09:00 – 17:00


0161 273 3415

Registered Charity Number: 1110373