The Disability service is located within the Forth Valley Sensory Centre, the centres core opening hours are 9am - 5pm, however pre-arranged appointments are available out with these times, for visitors to the Disability Service.
The service covers the Forth Valley community from Tyndrum in the North to Bo'ness in the south.
We are here to assist NHS staff, patients, carers and visitors have equality of support and access to information and services.
Support, advice and guidance services include:
Physical (adaptations to assist in your day to day living)
Emotional (do you or your family require support)
Information (is it in a suitable format, would you prefer large print for example)
Environmental (where you live, is it suitable for your needs)
The Disability service offers an extensive range of training - in-house and agency (with relevant disability training and trainers) for staff. This includes CACDP (communication for the advancement of deaf people)courses, disability awareness for staff, clients and guidance on adaptations. Wework in partnership and are often able to offer these courses through interagency working.
The department accepts referrals from all Forth Valley healthcare professionals. Please contact department for referral process
NHS Forth Valley Disability Service
Forth Valley Sensory Centre
Contact department for further details
The Disability service provides a 24/7 interpretation and translation service, where all costs are covered by ourselves. Please contact the department for further details.
This has been produced jointly by the Disability Service and the police following a few incidents in recent weeks.
Phone: 01324 590 870
Phone: 01324 590 886
Phone; 01324 590 867