About us

Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, have sensory impairments or complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

Who we are and what we do

A deafblind woman being guided by a female support workerDo take a moment to discover what we do and how our support and services enable people who have sensory impairments or complex needs, to live fulfilling and aspirational lives, as independently as possible. Through these pages you'll see what drives us – our vision and values.  Meet our executive team and trustees and see how we're run.

Work with us

So why not view our Work with us section featuring our vacancies and roles within Sense - and join us too!

Our history

In 2015 we celebrated our 60th birthdayFor a walk down memory lane, see our Sense history pages, or just browse where we have services and offices, and our sister organisations. 

Our shops

If you love a bargain – and who doesn't? – check out our Sense shops pages, find your nearest, and pop in for a look round.

Our ambassadors and celebrity supporters

Also we've a host of celebrities who join us in raising awareness of deafblindness and the work that Sense does.

TouchBase Pears

TouchBase Pears is Sense's exciting new development for people who have sensory impairments or complex needs, and the wider community in Birmingham. 

The Information Standard

The Information Standard 'Certified member' logoSense is a certified member of The Information Standard, a quality assurance standard established by the Department of Health to improve the quality of health and social care information. Wherever you see the Information Standard quality mark logo (pictured right) on this site this means that information has been produced in accordance with the scheme.