Do you find it difficult to hear on the phone?
Is your TV on too loud? Do your family or neighbours complain about the volume?
Do you struggle to hear your phone or the doorbell ringing?
Have you overslept because you have not heard your alarm clock?
Do you worry you won’t hear the fire alarm when you take your hearing aids out at night?
Come to the HUB to find out more! No Appointments Needed! Free Service!
When: 1st and 3rd Friday of every month
Click on the link to download the HUB Dates for 2016
Where: Bradwell Lodge Community Centre, Bradwell Lane, Porthill, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 8PS Room 1: 10am –3pm
Do you need advice with benefits? Have you received a letter from the Benefits Agency and unsure what it means to you? Are you unsure if you are getting the right benefits? This service is available to those who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Deafblind.
The Welfare Rights Officer from Staffordshire County Council is at the DEAFvibe HUB on the 1st Friday of every month from 10am – 12 noon and again from 1pm – 3pm.
The HUB (Helpful, Understanding, Beneficial) is a drop-in Centre to enable people to look at a wide range of specialist equipment for deaf / hard of hearing people. This means you can try out equipment before buying it - ensuring you buy the right equipment to meet your specific needs.
Advice and support is available from DEAFvibe Advisors (volunteers). We also offer support on how to cope with your hearing loss and can offer you communication tips and solutions.
This is proving to be a vital service as many of you struggle to find the right equipment to meet your specific hearing loss.
We can also offer you support / advice around your hearing aids however we would signpost you to the relevant services for further input with your agreement.
Click here to download DEAFvibe HUB Poster (PDF).