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Mission Statement

Our vision

A world where no one with complex disabilities is isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

What we do

We provide expert support that’s tailored to the individual needs of each person who has complex disabilities or is deafblind. That might be through our centres, holidays and short breaks, or in people's own homes. In addition to practical support, we also offer information to families, and campaign for the rights of people with complex disabilities to take part in life.

Our values

Everything we do is underpinned by five core values:

 

  • We include - We are determined to provide a place where everyone belongs. Where difference is valued and no one is left out. We take time to understand each other, however we may communicate. And we involve each other, especially in the things that affect us directly.

 

  • We collaborate - We bring people together and make connections. Because though we may all connect differently, we are all connected. And by sharing, learning, working and contributing together, we can achieve so much more.

 

  • We find a way - We think creatively, seeing potential and possibility. Always finding a way, however long it takes.

 

  • We challenge - We think risk is part of life to embrace and work with, not avoid. We constantly challenge ourselves and the status quo, working hard to make the world a place for everyone. When things go wrong, we're honest, we learn, we do better.

 

  • We celebrate - All achievements are worth celebrating. Those moments and milestones - the ordinary and extraordinary - that give meaning and purpose to life. We notice them and celebrate. Inspiring us to keep going.