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Social care – Beatrice’s Story

Beatrice was 84 years old, profoundly Deaf and infirm. She had lived on her own since her husband and son died.  One day Beatrice fell after turning on the TV. She lay on the floor … Continued

Domestic Abuse Team – Marie’s Story

The Domestic Abuse team is a mixture of service manager, senior IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Adviser), 3 IDVAs, outreach workers, 3 prevention officers, children and families workers and admin coordinators. We’re such a diverse group, … Continued

Advocacy in Court – Emma’s Story

Emma was arrested and wrongly accused of assault. With the help of SignHealth’s Advocacy service, Emma understood what was happening in proceedings and could make her voice heard. When Emma* was arrested, she had no … Continued