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:
The full charter may be accessed under the heading “Related Documents” to the right of this page.
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