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We are working hard at adapting our services in light of the Covid 19 threat being raised to Level 4. We are changing a few things to make sure we can continue to support our clients over the months ahead. We will be launching our new minimal attendance service to maintain distance and support the national effort in keeping us...September 4, 2020
Face coverings/Face Masks/Surgical Masks/PPE & Hearing Technology (Hearing Aids) What’s best? What should I wear? What are the rules now ? Are they necessary? What good do they do? Our conversations are dominated by the need to cover our faces. Turn on the radio, TV or go online and the debate rages on. As a community-based audiology practice, the Hearing Healthcare Practice looks at...August 7, 2020
It’s really nice to know our clients and patients have navigated their own way through Covid and are now feeling safer to venture out and request some support for their hearing struggles again. In the past few weeks, we’ve welcomed more than 20 new clients which is an encouraging sign for all of us that whatever life throws our way,...August 1, 2020
Dementia Prevention and Hearing Loss. The Lancet Commission this week published its long-awaited update: “Dementia Prevention, Intervention, and Care: 2020”. The report’s eminent authors carried out a systematic review (meta analysis) of all the available research studies and evidence base citing 315 references in a far-reaching 34-page document. The commission has increased its list of risks associated with cognitive decline...July 18, 2020
Hearing Healthcare Practice has long been recognised as a calm and relaxing place to visit – it’s always been a safe space. Over the years we’ve received some lovely comments about how much people enjoy their visits. But now we’ve had to pack away our Objet d’Art to create our post lockdown Safe Space. It looks a little sparse but...June 25, 2020
We regularly receive 5 star reviews for our attention to detail and our empathetic service. Today we’re tasked with creating a Covid Safe Space which goes beyond the guidelines without relinquishing what makes our approach special. Today we received this email from our client Nick who works for WHO in Switzerland which is praise indeed. “By the way, thank-you for...June 9, 2020
OUR PHASED HEARING HEALTHCARE RE-OPENING We’re really excited to announce Phase 2 of our re-opening set for Monday 15th June 2020. As a Wellness Centre focused on hearing and communication during Phase 1, we remained open throughout, providing essential critical audiological support. Robert has personally manned the Practice alone with his wife and partner, Ali, supporting from home answering calls so...May 30, 2020
Covid-19. Hearing Healthcare Reopening Information Boredom (noun) In conventional use, boredom is an emotional and occasionally psychological state experienced when an individual is left without anything in particular to do, is not interested in their surroundings, or feels that a day or period is dull or tedious. One word which has been creeping into our collective conversations in the past week...May 16, 2020
We’re Making Some Great Changes We’ve decided to drop ‘Covid-19’ from our news update titles as we focus on more positive messages and move towards easing ourselves back to face-to-face appointments and increasing our virtual consultations. It goes without saying that everyone’s safety and good health is our prime concern which is why we have taken a great deal of...May 8, 2020
Tentative plans for reopening our doors are underway Along with the majority of the country, we retreated behind closed doors on Monday 23rd March. Our team at the Practice hunkered down to their furloughed life at home but all the while the practice has remained open, operating within strict guidelines, staying safe but providing the necessary precious lifeline that hearing...