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Welsh Ambulance Service releases communication app

The Welsh Ambulance Service has launched a new app aimed at improving communication with those who have different needs, including the deaf and hard of hearing. Using a combination of gestures, clear images and simple text, the app is designed to enable patients and staff to share essential information relating to the medical situation at hand. […]

Music fans sought for hearing aid survey

The School of Music at the University of Leeds is still seeking participants for research into the music listening experiences of people who use hearing aids. The project is called “Hearing Aids for Music” and is the first research project of its kind exploring music engagement and enjoyment by hearing aid users (including those with a BAHA device). The team […]

Equipment demonstration open day in Stafford

Hearing Advice for You (HA4U), a hearing loss peer support group, are running a deaf awareness open day in March. Taking place at Rising Brook Baptist Church, the event will be focused on practical demonstrations of assistive equipment for those with hearing loss or visual impairment. This will be an excellent opportunity to discover what is available, and to try […]

Guildford hearing aid maintenance training

The Diocese of Guildford is seeking volunteers to participate in a number of upcoming hearing aid maintenance training sessions, with the goal of providing support at existing church social events. The Hearing Champions training will include: Checking the hearing aid is working Replacing the battery, battery life Re-tubing Fitting the hearing aid in the ear Hearing aid controls […]

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