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Providing free and confidential support to people
with Hearing and Sight Loss in North Highland

What we do:-

  • Work in partnership with NHS Audiology, Deaf Services and Hearing Support Team and Sight Action

  • Provide practical help and advice on hearing and sight loss at 2 drop-in centres in Wick and Thurso

  • Information, demonstration and procurement of environmental aids to assist daily living

  • Referrals to

    • NHS Audiology for review/adjustment of hearing aid

    • Deaf Services Team for specialist equipment in the home relating to hearing loss

    • Sight Action for specialist equipment to enable independent daily living

  • Routine hearing aid upkeep, supply and fitting tubing and NHS battery issue and sale of private hearing aid batteries

  • Staff and trained volunteers visit nursing/care/residential homes, local hospitals or the housebound

  • Quarterly Rural Clinics in outreach areas

 

If you would like to volunteer with us, go to the DOWNLOAD page and get the application form, or telephone/e-mail Deirdre Aitken for an informal chat.


CONTACT DETAILS

WICK OFFICE

The Sensory Centre
Telford Street
WICK
KW1 5EQ

Fax/Tel: (01955) 606170

THURSO OFFICE

The Sensory Centre
9 Riverside Place
THURSO
KW14 8BZ

Fax/Tel: (01847) 895636

E-mail: hsc@sensorycentre.org.uk

OPENING TIMES

WICK OFFICE

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
from 10.00am - 2.00pm

THURSO OFFICE

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
from 10.00am - 2.00pm


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