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Sensory Loss Awareness Training Workshop


The course aims to provide information about the different types of sensory loss and the impact this has on people living with a sensory impairment and includes practical sessions to enhance your learning. 

There is an expectation that staff would have completed the basic Sensory Loss Awareness. Training available on COAST prior to attending this full day course.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn about:

  • Different types of sensory loss and the impact this has on people living with sensory impairment
  • The services provided by the Sensory Team and the support and equipment which can be provided via a sensory assessment

Who Should Attend

This is aimed at staff who come in to contact with, and /or provide support to people with vision loss and/or hearing loss. 

Course Length

This is a full day face to face session delivered by the Sensory Loss Team.

Venue: The Practice Development Base - 8 Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1HA


How to book

South Ayrshire Council Employees

This course can be booked through Book and Go on COAST, visit:


NHS Ayrshire & Arran Employees

All NHS staff within SA HSCP, should copy and paste the following link onto their browser and enter where they will be directed to COAST. This link should be used anytime NHS wish to access COAST therefore it would be advisable that this is saved to favourites.

On entering you will have two options; to Register or Login, in the first instance all NHS staff must register their details, simply their name and email while creating a memorable password.  An active email address must be used as all booking confirmations, information and links will be sent to this address.