Hearing impairment: environmental considerations

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, November 2009, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2009.3.11.45182

Minimising hearing problems by addressing negative environmental factors.

What is it about?

This article aims to increase awareness in healthcare staff of environmental considerations and the impact of hearing problems within a workplace.

Why is it important?

The ability to hear can be substantially reduced if there are background noises or poor acoustics.


Mrs Julie I Swann

If the environment is suitably designed from the outset, this can help to minimize hearing loss and enable people to communicate more effectively.

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