If you have dual sensory impairment - both sight and hearing loss - it is sometimes called deafblindness. Some people are born with dual sensory loss whereas others may be born with one impairment and develop a second later on. Some people may acquire both impairments in later life. The two impairments together increase the impact of each
How impaired each sense is can vary greatly. It is important that you get the right support for your own level of sensory impairment.
We want to support you to live as independently as possible. Whether you need extra help with meals, adaptations to your home or just some information and advice about care and support, there are plenty of ways to help make life easier.