Specialist deafblind assessor training course

Local authority staff have a responsibility to assess older people who are deafblind as part of the Care Act 2014.

This specialist course is offered in partnership with Hi-Vis UK (Hearing Impairment - Visual Impairment Support UK) and gives attendees a Level 3 OCN qualification.

Course content

The Care Act 2014 calls for ‘preventative services’ to aid those with age-related deafblindness. This Level 3 OCN qualification meets Care Act requirements as “specialist training to carry out assessment of people who are deafblind” for non-complex cases.

Areas covered include:

Learning outcomes

Attendees will learn how to meet the minimum statutory requirement of the Care Act 2014 for assessing a deafblind person.

Participants will:

Who should attend?

Local authority social workers and care professionals.


Specialist deafblind assessor course is delivered over two days.

CPD accreditation

CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no: 22259/04

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