Welcome to the East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre Website
Registered Charity Number 1101140
Director - John Leonard
The East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre is a registered charity aiming to improve the quality of life for Deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people living in East Sussex
We have 'drop-in days' on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 10am - 4pm.
Appointments available on request on other days.
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CUTS TO SERVICES
Some of you will have heard about these cuts, most of you wont. This will not surprise me as they are buried in lots of paper, documents or confusion!
I will try to make it simple:
The government has decided to cut funds to local government. Our local government (County Council) is about to cut services to deaf and deaf/blind people. This means our organisation (ESHRC) could close or reduce most of their services such as lipreading classes, sign language classes and other groups.
The County Council has said it will ask the people (‘consultation’). People should write, email, phone, go to meetings or fill in a questionnaire. As most of the people we work with haven’t a clue about this issue let alone the seriousness of it, few will take part. Those that do know will find it difficult to complain about a complex issue, wont have computers, can’t see or hear so well, are retired and not in the best of health or so tired and confused that like the rest will not be heard or counted.
Please if you can contact any of the organisations/people below, do so, and explain your personal needs and how we helped you.
Write to - Newspaper, Television, Radio, MP, Councillor, Adult Social Care, Social media, any Celebrity etc
Next Meeting Fri 13th Nov at the Eastbourne Town Hall -11am to 1.00pm
On line Questionaire and further information: Consulation survey
Hope this is clearer and thanks for whatever you can do.
12 Nov 15
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FREE hearing aid maintenance and replacements batteries (for NHS hearing aid users ONLY) are now available from our Resource Centre, 8 St Leonard's Road, Eastbourne on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am to 12 midday and 2pm to 4pm.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR BROWN NHS HEARING AID BOOK WITH YOU.
THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT AS WE CANNOT ISSUE BATTERIES WITHOUT IT