News - Health & Social Care

ECL Sensory interviewed for Royal College of Optometrists journal


We were delighted to be interviewed for an article in the Royal College Of Optometrists new journal called Acuity. Alongside representatives in Cambridgeshire and Devon we detailed the importance of offering practical support […]

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Healthwatch Essex and ECL Sensory 555 report


  This important new report into inaccessible health services has been launched detailing the experiences of sensory impaired people and making recommendations on how to improve access.   Issues include inflexible booking systems, poor […]

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Student Social Worker Lauren completes her placement at ECL Sensory


During my time as a student Social Worker with the ECL Sensory Team I have been able to learn so many new skills whilst also building on my knowledge and understanding of […]

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ECL Sensory and Healthwatch Essex Love Your Senses Event


Love Your Senses’ on Valentines day In 2016 we joined forces with Healthwatch Essex to capture the lived experience of people who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, Deaf or Deafblind.  Our aim […]

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New Sense report on equal access to healthcare


Equal access to healthcare – The importance of accessible healthcare services for people who are Deafblind. Previous research has suggested that people who are deafblind were not getting equitable access to treatment […]

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NHS Accessible Information Standards deadline approaches


Making health and social care information accessible By 31 July 2016 all organisations that provide NHS or publicly funded adult social care must have fully implemented and conform to the Accessible information Standard. […]

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Make May Purple for Stroke


Make May Purple is the Stroke Association’s annual stroke awareness month, which takes place takes place every May. Friends, families and communities show their support for their loved ones who have been […]

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World Health Day 2016: Beat diabetes


World Health Day 2016 is on the 7th April, and will focus on ways to halt the rise of diabetes worldwide. The main campaign goals are to increase awareness about the rise […]

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