Hearing impairments: problems and assistive devices

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, October 2009, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2009.3.10.44579

Ways to overcome hearing loss using alternative communication and assistive equipment

What is it about?

This article discusses some ways to overcome problem areas that hearing impairment causes, and concentrates on alternative communication and assistive equipment.

Why is it important?

With an increase in the prevalence of hearing loss, it is likely that healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners will encounter patients who have impaired hearing during their daily work.


Mrs Julie I Swann

I hope this article makes readers think of the impact of hearing loss and also to think of ways they can assist partners who have hearing impairments.

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