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Support & communicate with deafblind people – Funded by Skills for Care

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

An overview on how to support and communicate with deafblind people – Funded by Skills for Care

For Personal Assistants, Care Workers and Communication Support Workers who works for deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing Direct Payment/Personal Budget users/employers.

Zoom online – Zoom link will be sent via Eventbrite


Who is the workshop for?

  • Personal Assistants, Care workers and Communication Support Workers.

About the workshop

This workshop will provide Personal Assistants/Care Workers an overview on what is involved in communicating and support deafblind people who are:

  • Direct Payment users or employers
  • Personal Budget users or employers
  • Personal Health Budget users or employers
  • Individual employers (self funders).

Learning outcomes

Knowledge on:

  • Groups of Deafblind people
  • Communication methods
  • Enablement focus & individual support needs
  • Care Act 2014 requirements
  • Specialist Training
  • Dilemma and Challenges
  • Services Available

BSL interpreters and captions are available on the day



February 1
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Events Team