Housing group staff reap benefits of deaf awareness training

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Published by HearFirst for HearFirst in Housing and also in Communities, Education

Staff from a Lancashire-based housing group are reaping the benefits of deaf and disability awareness training as they are now able to communicate through signing to their Deaf tenants. 28 members of staff from Progress Housing Group attended two, one-day in-house training courses on British Sign Language (BSL). The course, which was delivered by award winning workplace training and consultancy company HearFirst, aimed to help staff understand what deafness means and gave them new skills to commu...

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