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Achieve together acquires RNID’s Care and Support Services

Achieve together, a leading provider of specialist support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs, are pleased today to have completed the transfer of the residential and community services run by RNID, the national hearing loss charity. Achieve together, which has over 25 years’ experience in providing the best specialist support to over 2,000 people across England and Wales, will now operate RNID’s care and support services in these countries, and welcome onboard many amazing team members who will continue...

RNID mourns the loss of Royal Patron, HRH Duke of Edinburgh

RNID is mourning the loss of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, who was a committed patron of the charity since 1958 and hosted a reception in Buckingham Palace on the day of his 90th birthday to mark the organisation’s centenary in 2011. Prince Philip’s interest in hearing loss stemmed from his mother, HRH Princess Alice of Battenberg, who was born deaf and so adept at lipreading that people could not guess that she had difficulty in hearing. The Prince first got...

Northern Ireland to benefit from 12,000 clear face masks

The masks will help people who are deaf or have hearing loss who rely on lipreading and facial expressions Northern Ireland has received 12,000 clear face masks to improve accessibility for patients who are deaf or have hearing loss. The masks are see-through and have an anti-fogging barrier to ensure the face and mouth are always visible to help doctors, nurses and carers communicate better with their patients. The masks are part of a UK-wide order of the ClearMask™ product and have...
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