People in residential homes

Deaf Awareness Training

CPD accredited, tailor-made, professional training courses to enable workers in residential homes and day centres to:

Understand how having a hearing loss affects people, practically and emotionally.
Improve communication, inclusion, access and quality of life for the people in their care.

"Hearing Matters in Care" training courses provide staff and management with:

  • Appreciation of how deafness can affect behaviour
  • Knowledge of how to recognise the signs of hearing loss
  • Use of hearing aids to gain a better understanding of the difficulties of adjusting to amplified and artificial sound
  • Experience in using equipment that can help residents to participate in activities better
  • Skills in clear communication with deaf people
  • Hands-on experience with equipment such as alerting devices and personal television amplifiers.

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Venue

JDA, Julius Newman House, Woodside Park Road, North Finchley, London, N12 8RP

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Contact

Name: Andrew Goodwin

Tel: 020 8446 0214

Email: andrew@jdeaf.org.uk

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JDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Guidelines for visitors to JDA

Everyone coming to JDA is asked politely to please follow to these new guidelines:

1. On arrival, please:

a) Confirm that you do not present a risk.

b) Read and confirm that you understand and agree to follow our hygiene guidelines whilst at JDA – Catch it, Bin it, Kill it.

2. Immediately wash and dry your hands hygienically (instructions are displayed above all washbasins).

3. Sign in and take off your coat after having washed your hands.

4. Minimise bodily contact by:

a)    Wearing JDA “I like you but I’m not going to kiss you” badges

b)    Using a new BSL greeting signing the message “Hi, big hug” without touching

c)     Having a no handshake policy for now