Adult Hearing Service Specifications

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The impact of poor hearing in adults can be great both at a personal and a societal level leading to social isolation, depression, loss of independence and employment challenges.

Assessing the hearing needs of adults with hearing loss, developing an individual management plan and providing appropriate interventions can reduce isolation, facilitate continued integration with society and promote independent living.


Adult Hearing Service Specifications

Adult Hearing Service Specifications

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The aim is to provide a comprehensive service for adults experiencing hearing and communication difficulties who feel they might benefit from hearing assessment and rehabilitation including the option of trying hearing aids with aftercare and support, in line with the National Commissioning Framework, other national guidance and local requirements.