Sensory impairment report

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Report title 
Sensory impairment report
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen
Date of publication 
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Friday, 1 September, 2017
Date evidence capture finished 
Wednesday, 1 March, 2017
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Quality of care
Quality of staffing
Quality of treatment
Service delivery organisation and staffing
Staff attitudes
Support
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-1551

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Structured interview
How was the information collected? 
Survey

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
GP practice
Secondary care services 
Dentistry

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Hearing
Vision impairment

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
54
Age group 
All
Gender 
Not known
Ethnicity 
Not known
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
No
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Yes
Does the information include staff's views? 
Yes
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Mixed

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Yes
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
No
What type of impact was determined? 
Implied Impact

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.