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South Yorkshire Service for Deaf People with Mental Health Needs

Summary
The service is part of the NHS and works in conjunction with Mental Health Teams in South Yorkshire to assess and support the needs of deaf people with secondary mental health needs who are British Sign Language users. The service will also provide consultation to teams in relation to deaf people who do not sign but may have complex communication needs, possibly due to their mental health.


Description

The service is part of the NHS and works in conjunction with Mental Health Teams in South Yorkshire to assess and support the needs of deaf people with secondary mental health needs who are British Sign Language users. The service will also provide consultation to teams in relation to deaf people who do not sign but may have complex communication needs, possibly due to their mental health.

Referrals must be sent to local Mental Health Teams in conjunction with the Deaf Mental Health Service.

We work with adults over 18 and also work with younger people in conjunction with Early Intervention in Psychosis services


Who to contact

Contact Name
Rebecca Walls
Contact Position
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Mental Health and Deafness
Telephone
07770 828452
E-mail
rebeccawalls@nhs.net
Website
www.rdash.nhs.uk/

Where to go

Name
Onyx Centre
Address
Tickhill Road hospital site
Tickhill Road
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
Postcode
DN4 8QN

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Tuesdays-Thursdays 8.30am-4.30pm, Fridays 8.30am-2pm
Days
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
No
Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes
Special needs and disabilities experience
Social, emotional and mental health needs
Hearing impairment

Other Details

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referral to be made in conjunction with local mental health team

 

Information in BSL about mental health and how to access help - 

https://youtu.be/z1QR12_ju8g

Notes

Work with British Sign Language (BSL) users or Deaf people with complex communication needs.

Cover South South Yorkshire, i.e. Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield


Last Updated
04/05/2022
Keywords
Deaf, mental health, BSL
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