Services & Support

Supporting the Hard of Hearing on the Coast since 1977

 

SUPPORT

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a physical condition, experienced as noises or ringing in the ears or head when no such external physical noise is present. Tinnitus is usually caused by a fault in the hearing system; it is a symptom, not a disease in itself.

Cochlear and Bone Conduction Implants
For information about Hearing Loss and Implantable Hearing Devices read more at Hearing Implants Australia website for Patents at https://www.hearingimplantsaustralia.com.au/for-patients

Hearing Services Program (HSP)

The Hearing Services Program provides subsidised high-quality hearing services and devices to eligible Australians with hearing loss.
The HSP has a new website: Accessing the Hearing Services Program | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
A new information booklet has also been written for clients that provides information about the Hearing Services Program, what services and hearing devices it provides and associated costs. To view this booklet go to: Hearing Services Program client information booklet | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care


Hearing Loss Management Groups

Groups meet weekly during school terms.

Venue: The Hub at Adelene Retirement Village, Wyoming  – Mondays from 9:00am to 10:00am

Group Leader – Gay Grillmeier and Geraldine Plumb

HELPFUL VIDEOS

These videos have been made available by Ear Science Institute Australia

The social & emotional impact of hearing loss

If this is you then as well as contacting an audiologist contact us and we will help you with some useful strategies.

 
 

Justin Langer’s hearing health story

Former Australian cricketer, Justin Langer shares his experience with hearing health and the importance of booking a hearing check. Book a hearing check, talk to a health professional, or visit health.gov.au/hearing for more information.

LINKS TO MORE INFORMATION & SERVICES

Deafness Forum of Australia – https://www.deafnessforum.org.au/

Hearing Australia – https://www.hearing.com.au/

Health Direct – https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/hearing-loss

World Health Organisation – https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-hearing-day/2022

BHA Sydney – https://www.hearing.com.au/

BHA WA – https://betterhearingwa.org/

BHA Canberra – https://bhacanberra.org/index.html

BHA Brisbane – https://bhabrisbane.org.au/

Soundfair – https://soundfair.org.au/

Sydney Meniere’s Support Group – https://sydneymenieressupportgroup.com/

Deafness Forum of Australia – https://www.deafnessforum.org.au/resources/tools-help-children-and-adults-manage-hearing-loss/

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) – https://accan.org.au/, and https://www.accessibletelecoms.org.au/

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