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Sensory support

The sensory team provide advice, support and guidance to adults living in Staffordshire who:


Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

The sensory team are part of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, which consists of:

  • Sensory team leader 

  • Rehabilitation officers for hearing impairment (ROHI) 

  • Rehabilitation officers for visual impairment (ROVI)

There are also trained Level 3 OCN deafblind assessors to undertake Care Act compliant deafblind assessments.


Are you struggling with sensory loss?

If you or a relative are struggling with a vision loss, hearing loss or both, we can work with you to identify what help and support you need.

We can advise on the initial steps that you need to take and signpost you to the correct health professional, organisation, association and charity that can offer you more insight into your sensory loss for example:

We can give advice on the processes to become registered as:

  • sight impaired
  • partially sighted or severely sight impaired
  • blind
  • hard of hearing
  • deaf
  • deafblind

The aim of the sensory service is to enable people to remain, or become, as independent as possible.


Who can I contact to discuss the sensory support available?

If you would like to discuss what sensory support is available or have any further questions, please contact one of our friendly Staffordshire Cares advisors who will be happy to provide advice and further guidance:

Phone: 0300 111 8010
Text/SMS: 07814 194111
Minicom: 01785 276207


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