Welsh help for deaf and hard of hearing.(Product guide)

The Wales and West Housing Association (WWHA) is the largest Housing Association in Wales, owning more than 9,000 properties and providing homes to over 25,000 people. A third of the association's properties have been developed specifically for older people.

Wales and West Housing Association has purchased 50 Deafgard bedside units in order to meet the needs of their deaf or hard of hearing residents who may be in danger of not hearing a fire alarm while they sleep.

Deafgard is a moveable wire-free, acoustically-triggered bedside unit that incorporates a high-intensity strobe and a connected vibrator pad. When placed under a pillow as someone sleeps, the unit vibrates to wake the sleeper when the fire alarm sounds. …

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