Welcome to Hi-Vis UK, the new home of the In Good Hands Deafblind Support Project and the successor to Scene Enterprises CIC Hearing Impairment & Visual Impairment Support UK (Hi-Vis UK) is our new Charitably Incorporated Organisation; a registered charity set up to further the awareness of and support for deafblind people; dual sensory impaired people; people living with combined hearing & vision loss and those who care and support them.
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We Currently Offer the Following Courses
Snippets from our Social Return On Investment (SROI) acquired dual sensory loss research project
“It is also noted that almost 40% of respondents reported finding the training useful in their personal lives with family, friends or neighbours who are deafblind. This indicates added value to the training increasing the numbers of deafblind people being supported either informally or formally in a work setting.”
“Much of this equipment (to support an older deafblind person) is small scale, inexpensive and practical yet deafblind people appear to have little awareness of the availability of such equipment. The training has raised awareness of carers, support staff and others, with the result that deafblind people are beginning to benefit from the use of such equipment. This finding is now being confirmed by deafblind people.”
“…there are also early indications that the knowledge/experience and changing practices (as a result of the training) not only improve services and support but could ultimately create cost savings/save money…respondents reported that their organisation had been able to save money as a result of the knowledge gained in the training.”
“A large majority of respondents who have completed one or more of the training courses report positively as to the design, quality and content of the training. Respondents also report that the training has improved not only their knowledge and understanding but also their confidence in working with and supporting deafblind people. This increase in confidence appears to be pivotal in how they do this.”