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The right to be heard: human rights, hearing and care.

29th November 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

This is a joint conference run by Scottish Care and deafscotland. The participative and interactive half-day event is designed to explore the issues of hearing loss, deafness and communication barriers, how these impact on individuals who are receiving social care and those who work in social care. We are also pleased to be launching a Care Cameo publication which will consider communication as a basic human right and reflect on what needs to be in existence in care homes and homecare services to enable this to be achieved.

There will be a minimum charge of £15 to cover basic costs. Please book a place at …

Provisional programme:


Welcome/Introduction – Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO, Scottish Care.

A human rights-based approach to deafness – communication4all – Janis McDonald, CEO deafscotland.
Launch of the Care Cameo.

What does all this mean in practice?
Learning and issues for care home and homecare services.

Action points.

Making the change.


If you are interested in exhibiting at this event please contact [email protected] to discuss opportunities.

The booking form will be available shortly.


29th November 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ
Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map

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