London Borough of Croydon

The sensory impairment team provide services in the community for residents aged 18 and over with significant sight and/or hearing loss. The team has specialists in sight impairments, hearing impairments and dual sensory loss; together they provide an efficient and dedicated service promoting independence and wellbeing.

The team is split into four specialist areas

  1. Visual impairment
  2. Dual sensory
  3. Deaf services
  4. Hard of hearing

Visual impairment

The visual impairment team is made up of specialist rehabilitation workers who assess and deliver services in order to improve quality of life, increase independence and wellbeing to anyone living with sight loss. Working together with the individual we will identify needs arising from their visual loss and provide the appropriate support.

What is visual impairment? Common eye conditions leading to sight loss

You may also be able to get help from the service listed below:

Dual sensory

Who are we?

The dual sensory loss service has a specialist deafblind worker who carries out assessments and commissions services for individuals living with sight and hearing loss. Their aim is to increase independence for anyone with sight and hearing loss.

For more information read our dual sensory booklet

You may also be able to get help from the service listed below:

Deaf services

The deaf service has a team of specialist workers and social workers who are fluent in British Sign Language. We carry out assessments and provide services to profoundly deaf residents in Croydon, promoting independence and wellbeing.

For more information read our deaf services booklet

You may also be able to get help from the service listed below:

Hard of hearing

The sensory impairment team work in partnership with Croydon Hearing Resource Centre to provide specialist equipment for hard of hearing people who live in Croydon.

For more information read our hard of hearing booklet

You may also be able to get help from the service listed below:

In addition to the sensory impairment team, there are services in Croydon specifically aimed at pre-school children and children within the educational environment. These services are provided by the Croydon Sensory Support Service (CSSS)

Croydon Sensory Support Service (CSSS)

Croydon Sensory Support Service (CSSS) support the educational access and achievement of children and pupils with hearing and visual impairments and encourage pupil participation in all aspects of school life.

For more information read our Croydon sensory support service booklet

You may also be able to get help from the service listed below:

Contacts

Sensory Impairment team - Visual impairment service

Telephone: 
0208 726 6000 ext.62123
Fax: 
0208 256 3529
Address Line:

Central Office

New Addington

Croydon

Deaf/Dual Sensory Services

Mobile: 
07435 765 977 or 07435 765 922 (text only)
Address Line:

Adult Care Service

People Department

2nd Floor, Zone D

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk

Croydon

CR0 1EA

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