People in residential homes

Deaf Awareness Training

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Tailor-made, professional training courses to enable workers in residential homes and day centres to:

Understand how having a hearing loss affects people, practically and emotionally.
Improve communication, inclusion, access and quality of life for the people in their care.

‘Hearing Loss in Residential Care’ training courses provide staff and management with:

  • Appreciation of how deafness can affect behaviour.
  • Knowledge of how to recognise the signs of hearing loss.
  • Use of hearing aids to gain a better understanding of the difficulties of adjusting to amplified and artificial sound.
  • Experience in using an induction loop, which helps residents to participate in activities better.
  • Practice in re-tubing hearing aids so they work more effectively.
  • Skills in clear communication with deaf people.
  • Hands-on experience with equipment such as alerting devices and personal television amplifiers.



JDA, Julius Newman House, Woodside Park Road, North Finchley, London, N12 8RP

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Name: Gabrielle Radnor

Tel: 020 8446 0214


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JDA Fundraising Dinner and Cabaret

On Tuesday 7 November, we will be holding our biennial Fundraising Dinner and Cabaret. During the course of the evening we will be entertained by acclaimed musical comedy act, Fascinating Aida and Britian's Got Talent Finalists, DNA. Tickets are selling fast but for a chance to join us please contact All funds raised will go directly to the JDA (suggested voluntary donation of £150 per ticket).