British Sign Language Deaf Charter for Somerset

West Somerset Council has adopted The British Sign Language (BSL) Deaf Charter for Somerset; the charter outlines how we will:

  • Ensure access for deaf people to information and services.
  • Provide deaf awareness/training for staff
  • Ensure deaf people can communicate effectively in BSL
  • Consult the local deaf community on a regular basis
The full charter may be accessed under the heading “Related Documents” to the right of this page.