Health Access Tools & Information

In 2020-2021, Deaf Victoria worked on a project funded by the Department of Fairness, Families and Housing (previously known as Department of Health and Human Services), to understand how access to healthcare for deaf and hard of hearing people could be improved. To read more information, please click HERE

We conducted research through online surveys and focus groups engaging with over 110 people. 

A summary of what we found: 

As a result, we developed specific resources for the Deaf Community and healthcare staff.

Deaf Community Resources

Resources for deaf and hard of hearing people to self-advocate for their access in the healthcare system.

Healthcare and Hospital Staff Resources

Resources for healthcare and hospital staff to provide an improved access for deaf and hard of hearing patients.