Hearing Therapy is a division of LIFE Unlimited, a Trust that provides disability services. The FREE hearing therapy service is provided nationally through a Ministry of Health contract. Hearing therapy intervention may prevent a hearing loss from becoming a serious problem or may be able to help you make a sound decision regarding your hearing needs.
A hearing therapist can…
Complete a hearing evaluation and discuss your hearing difficulties with you
Help you use your hearing more effectively
Teach ways of improving your communication skills
Help you use hearing aid(s) to greater effect
Give information about equipment available to assist with daily living, eg. telephone, television, radio, baby monitor, fire alarm
Teach speech reading and provide auditory training
Offer advice and practical help to people with tinnitus
Provide information about hearing loss and its prevention to professional groups, community organisations and the general public
Provide information about funding options
Anyone 16 years and over, with a degree of hearing loss can benefit from seeing a qualified hearing therapist.
To talk to a Therapist phone 366 5497 Wednesday to Friday
To make an appointment phone 0800 008 011