If you are profoundly Deaf or have an acquired hearing loss, we can offer an assessment of your hearing or communication difficulties.
If you meet our criteria, you can get services to help you towards living as independently as possible in the community. This may include financial help towards the cost of assistive hearing devices through the Direct Payment Scheme.
Our Deaf and Hearing Impairment Team are a specialist service who support people of all ages.
Types of support you can get from the Deaf and hearing impairment service
- Information, advice and support
- Assessment of need
- Carer’s assessment
- Specialist equipment
- Direct Payments to purchase equipment or practical support
- Home visits where appropriate
- Signposting to other agencies
- Deaf and hearing impairment awareness guidance.
Contact Deaf and Hearing Impairment Team
For initial advice and information, or to make a referral, please contact:
Deaf and Hearing Impairment Team
Bedford Borough Council
Bedford MK42 9AP
Tel: 01234 718318
Fax: 01234 276186
Mobile: 07748 760191