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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
  • T-loop
  • Use of hearing aid
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Communication tactics
  • Outline of audiology pathways in your area

Sandwich lunch and refreshments are provided. There will also be an opportunity to purchase a basic maintenance toolkit.

These training events will be taking place over the next several months at the following locations:

  • 14 February 2017 10:00-16:00 at Diocesan House, Quarry Street, Guildford, GU1 3XGBook your place
    (further sessions will be taking place on 27th April, 4th July, 12th September, 14th November; all 10am – 4pm)
  • 25 February 2017 10:00-16:00 at Calthorpe Room, The Church on the Heath, The Key, Elvetham HeathBook your place

To find out more, please contact Tracey Wade, Sensory Inclusion Adviser in the Diocese of Guildford Communities Engagement Team. Tel: 01483 790327 or 18001 01483 790327. Mob: 07531 268476. Email: tracey.wade@cofeguildford.org.uk

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