Social Work

Our Team provides support to Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing People aged 18 years and over. We provide support for three Local Authorities – Liverpool, Wirral and Sefton and have access to the Local Authority computer systems which enables us to provide a comprehensive Social Work support service.

All our staff have an in-depth knowledge of issues surrounding Deafness and Deaf Blindness, and members of the team are able to communicate using the following methods:

  • British Sign Language (BSL)
  • Sign Support English (SSE)
  • Lip reading/speaking
  • Deaf Blind communication systems.

Our team provide a wide range of social care support under the Care Act 2014. We advocate and encourage, where appropriate, the use of qualified BSL interpreters who are registered with NRCPD to meet the needs of Deaf service users.

Our Review Assessors offer duty drop in sessions, in which we can deal with a wide range of issues in relation to social care. Our current Duty Sessions are:

Liverpool
Queens Drive Retail Park
West Derby
L13 0DJ
Wirral
15-19 Grange Road West
Birkenhead
CH41 4BY
Sefton
Southport Centre for the Deaf
19a Stanley Street
PR9 0BY

Monday to Thursday

9.30-12.30pm / 1.30-4.30pm

Monday to Thursday
9.30-12.30pm / 1.15-4.15pm
Tuesday
9.30-12.30pm / 1.30-4.30pm
Crosby
Crosby Library L22 0LQ
Wednesday
10.00- 1.00 pm / 1.30-4.30pm
Knowsley Residents will be able to attend duty at MSDP on a Friday.  Details willbe available once finalised

We accept referrals from individuals, family and support services. The person involved must give permission for a referral to be made on their behalf and for us to retain their details for future reference.

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