Ideas for Ears can help you to assess the current status of your hearing access and to work through a process of improvement if this is necessary.
We will guide and assist you through the following staged process:
For your group, club or organisation to be accessible and inclusive, it is important to make sure that people can use, join in and enjoy your services and activities whatever their level of hearing.
Difficulties are often hidden as people can reluctant to highlight poor experiences for a variety of well-documented reasons.
Venues that are accessible and welcoming to people with different needs have a competitive advantage.
It is not just physical and mobility access, like ramps, lifts and accessible parking, that are required. The high numbers of people with hearing loss, and the ageing population, makes hearing and communication a crucial consideration.
The assessment process is tailored and refined to suit the nature and priorities of your activity. Broadly, the assessment processes involves reviewing:
Cost might be covered by grant funding or sponsorship.
The assessment process reflects the nature and type of venue. It can involve: