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- 07 Aug 2001
- Latest award date
- 01 Nov 2017
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Royal National Institute for Deaf People will use the grant to run the Healthier Lives Project which will reach out to deaf and hard of hearing people throughout Northern Ireland who have been isolated from their communities and give them the opportunity to lead normal lives and achieve their full potential.
The grant will be used to develop the Healthier Lives for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People project. If successful at stage two this project would offer people with hearing impairments the chance to access training and support in their local community.
To set up an employment, learning and skills service for deaf and hard of hearing people in the North East of England.
This project is a pilot study for the UK. The project will provide information on treatments, services and the support available to people suffering from tinnitus including older people and those from black and ethnic minority communities throughout the North West Region. Information will be provided to to families and carers of people with tinnitus, community groups and key professionals including social workers, primary care health workers and GPs.
This is a project by an incorporated charity in Islington, serving people in Bath. The project will install sensory musical equipment in a care home for people living with hearing impairments and other complex needs, as well as perform outreach services using the new equipment. This will enable participants to improve their communication and social skills, engage more effectively within their communities and reduce social isolation.
This project will be expanded to provide vital information services that enable isolated older people to better manage their hearing loss across London, the South East, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Through a mixture of information stands and talks offering advice on all aspects of hearing loss from getting hearing aids to learning how to lip-read, the project will help older people be better informed and keep them connected to family, friends and the world around them.
'Hear to Inform and Support' - Devon & Cornwall 27 Jul 2016
This project will support people living in rural communities across Devon and Cornwall with hearing loss, to help reduce their isolation. Volunteers will offer regular advice on specialist equipment and hearing aids in accessible community settings and there will be information stands at community events for older people, offering hearing checks and helping users manage aids. There will also be support for local groups with communication and equipment so they are more accessible to people with hearing loss.
Living With Tinnitus 16 Jun 2011
The organisation will use the grant to run information and training days across Northern Ireland for people struggling to cope with tinnitus and hearing loss which can cause sleep disturbance, feelings of isolation, depression and anxiety. They will help to show people they are not alone, give them knowledge about their condition and signpost them to support services.
This is a project by an incorporated charity in London. The organisation will use the funding to equip their store in Margate with demonstration hearing loss equipment and projection equipment for people with hearing loss in the area. This will enable people in Margate to have access to, and sample aids which may improve their quality of life.
This is a project to enable the continuation of additional support to people who have been recently assessed as deaf, deafened or hard of hearing. This will be done through home visiting and the development of self-support groups.
Volunteer Resource Adviser for RNID Scotland 26 Jan 2006
This project will enable deaf and hard of hearing people to take up internal RNID volunteering opportunities and external ones within a wide range of partner voluntary bodies. In addition, both hearing and non hearing people will be matched to deaf and hard of hearing service users to provide a range of support services such as peer support, advocacy, buddying and to become local RNID Ambassadors. _x000B__x000B_500 deaf and hard of hearing people will directly benefit from this Scotland-wide project.
South West Outreach Information Project 13 Jun 2007
This project provides information to deaf and hard of hearing people and their families, health professionals and carers. The information details advice, equipment and support available to deaf and hard of hearing people. This empowers the beneficiaries who often struggle to know what help is available. Volunteers will deliver most of the activities of the project, the majority of whom will be deaf and hard of hearing people, which has been found to be a very useful way of reaching target beneficiaries.
The Royal National Institute for Deaf People's idea is to ease the transition into further/higher education for young people who are deaf and hard of hearing. The pilot project will involve a week's worth of activities, including developing peer support, understanding their rights and additional help they can receive, learning in a mixed environment. The grant will fund costs associated with a pilot project (staff costs, travel, activities)
Re-submission: Outreach Information Officer 12 Jan 2005
This UK wide charity represents 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people nationally. This project will provide hearing-impaired people living in Northumberland with information about hearing aids as well as provide advice to people about their rights, local services and welfare benefits available. The 3 year Big Lottery Fund grant will enable the recruitment of a new full time Outreach Information Officer._x000B_
This project is to support deaf and hard of hearing people to take action on their hearing loss to and to reduce their isolation and increase their confidence. The Royal National Institute for Deaf People will achieve this by continuing to develop its volunteers so that they can provide information, advice and support to people with hearing loss in Northumberland.
Outreach Information Service 28 Sep 2004
The aim of the project it to provide an outreach service in North Wales which will provide information through presentations, briefing sessions and open access events which will improve the quality of life of deaf and hard of hearing people. The project will also employ a volunteer coordinator who will recruit volunteers to assist in making presentations etc thereby increasing the numbers of people accessing the information sessions.
This project provides face-to-face information to deaf and hard of hearing people and professionals through organising and attending information events and giving talks in rural communities. The project aims to ensure that deaf and hard of hearing people have improved understanding of their rights, improved access to services and communication support and are free from discrimination.
Loops in Action 17 Mar 2011
The Royal National Institute for Deaf People will run a pilot project in South Wales to enable people with a hearing loss to participate fully in community and social events by providing organisations with access to an affordable hearing loop system. This grant for Â£4,719 will fund 2 portable induction loop systems, induction loop tester, volunteer training costs, travelling and subsistence, marketing, translation and administration costs.
Volunteer Project 27 Sep 2005
The project will encourage volunteering opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing people as well as building up a resource of hearing volunteers for RNIB, which will assist in ensuring the organsiation's sustainability and service delivery in Northern Ireland.