Innovative Practice 2021 on Inclusive Employment and ICT
Pharmacy specialized in employment and services for deaf people
Marien Apotheke is a small Vienna-based pharmacy, founded in 1909 which has specialized in the support of deaf customers. In 2008, the pharmacy hired a deaf apprentice, unique in Austria, and later on trained pharmaceuticals assistants who are deaf as well and began to provide sign language courses for staff to communicate with deaf customers. Marien Apotheke is attracting customers with hearing impairments from all over Vienna and its surroundings.
“The importance as a deaf pharmacist is that deaf persons are informed in their mother tongue.”
|Name of Innovative Practice:||Training and counselling for deaf people|
|Austria – Vienna|
|Sub-Category||A project of the Business Sector|