Equipment can be accessed through the Social Services who provide support to people with a hearing impairment, to enable them to live as independently as possible and gain the skills they need to be safe and have a good quality of life.
If you or someone you know would like to access this service, the details are listed below.
If your place of residence is registered with Shropshire Council, then you can contact the Sensory Impairment Team using the details below or request a self-referral form from your local NHS Audiology Department,
Shropshire Sensory Impairment Team
Meadow Farm Drive
Telephone 01743 250529
Alternatively, there are a number of sessions available at the following venues. You must book an appointment before attending by phoning 01743 250529.
The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Shrewsbury
The Meres Community Centre, Ellesmere
First Thursday of each month, between 2pm and 4pm.
Helena Lane, 20 Hamlet Rd, Ludlow, Sy8 2NP
Second Friday of each month, between 10am to 1pm
Telford and Wrekin Council
To make a self-referral, or for advice & information contact Wellbeing Independence Partnership (WIP) in office hours on:
Telephone: 01952 916030
SMS only: 07797875385
The staff are able to do visits that are deemed essential such as replacing broken equipment essential to keep people safe such as pagers and vibrating smoke alarms and offer telephone assessments.