04 MAY 2012

Action on Hearing Loss

Today I met with Stephanie Bromley, Ted Leverton, and John Rickett, Information and Outreach volunteers for Action on Hearing Loss together with Karen Squire, Senior Community Support Officer to discuss the impact of hearing loss. There is a particular concern about inadequate training for care assistants working in residential and nursing homes. Residents and carers alike, desperately need better support for using and maintaining hearing aids and skills for lip reading. Volunteers from Action on Hearing Loss are keen to help, and on their website you are able to check your hearing

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