Waltham Forest Sensory Support Service
If you have a visual and/or hearing impairment and are finding it hard to manage, you can get help and support from Waltham Forest Sensory Support Service (which is provided by Sensory Specialists Ltd).
This is a free council funded service that can offer, depending on your eligibility:
A specialist sensory needs assessment
A rehabilitation service, including mobility and daily living skills training
Equipment for day-to-day living, for example flashing doorbells, television amplifiers and other alerting devices
Training in communication skills - using Braille, British Sign Language or Deaf Blind Manual
Support to access BSL interpreters
Advice and information on support available locally, regionally and nationally
Sensory loss registration
If you feel this service will help you or the person you are caring for, please contact:
The Adult Front Door Assessment Team on: 020 8496 3000.
If you are having inpatient treatment at a hospital, please contact your GP as soon as possible following discharge so they can make the appropriate and necessary referrals to support your sensory loss.
Waltham Forest Sensory Support Service (WFSSS)
020 8496 3000
020 8551 7766
020 8551 7755