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The Queensland Health report Mental Health Needs of Deaf and People with Hearing Impairment in Queensland (Briffa, 2001) illustrated that Deaf and hearing impaired (sometimes referred to as hard of hearing) perceive the service they receive as being inequitable.
These guidelines aim to provide practical applications for theoretical frameworks based on policies of social inclusion. The guidelines will cover deafness from a socio-cultural and medical-disability perspective as well as provide an introduction to various groups within the deafness sector and the implications for the mental health sector.
These guidelines aim to highlight the communication, social and systemic barriers that give rise to isolation and exclusion which can impede, at every life stage, an individual’s access to health promotion and care.
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