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Sensory Solutions - Improving Lives Plymouth

Formerly known as the Hearing and Sight Centre, Sensory Solutions provides information, advice and equipment for people of all ages with concerns about sight or hearing. 

Contacts details

Address:156 Mannamead Road
Telephone number: 01752 201899
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Family members, carers, friends, professionals, and employers are welcome to use this confidential and impartial service provided by trained advisors. 

Our services and facilities

  • Resource Centre
    A well-stocked demonstration centre showcasing assistive technology designed to help people with sensory impairment live independently. We also offer a FREE home trial service for most equipment
  • Outreach Service
    A home-visiting service offering practical support to promote independent living
  • Insight training course
    Introducing people with sight impairments to the local and national support available to help them adjust to living with sight loss
  • Low-Vision Service
    Help with managing the impact on life of low vision
  • Support for people who have hearing loss and those who are profoundly Deaf
  • Individual and group Information Technology (IT) sessions
  • Braille tuition and 'Skills for Seeing' (Eccentric viewing) training
  • Sensory Awareness training
    For individuals and businesses
  • Tailored training 
    For medical and allied professionals on how to support patients with sensory loss
  • Programme of exhibitions and events


How to make a referral

Complete our simple referral form, and we'll get in touch. Once we know what help, information, and advice you need, we will connect you with the right people who can support you. 

If you are completing this form on behalf of someone else, please enter their contact details. Please give us as much information as possible.

Make a referral and request support

We're here to help you.

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  • Contracted and Approved Supplier
Based: Plymouth

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. 

Please note that whilst we welcome 'drop-ins', you may find, on arrival, that our staff are busy helping other clients. We would therefore recommend you phoning first and perhaps making an appointment, as these always have priority. 

  • 26 to 64 years old
  • 65+
  • Hearing impairments
  • Visual impairments

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