Some Happy News!!

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Director and Senior Audiologist, Chris Carr, has recently become a grandparent for the third time! ‘Grandpa Chris’ has welcomed Olivia Mary, the newest member of the Carr family, saying:   It’s fantastic to become a grandfather again, and we’re all really looking forward to spending more time with the family, watching her grow and develop…hopefully… Read more »

Tinnitus Calmer App! -From Beltone

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Beltone have just recently developed a tinnitus calmer app, which distracts the brain from focusing on tinnitus. The app, which is available on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android uses what is known as “sound therapy” to induce subtle sound tracks. The app comes with many preset default sound tracks, which range from “sunny beach”… Read more »

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Help your family members with their hearing healthcare

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Most people find that the worst part of getting their first hearing aid is admitting that they need help. Their reluctance stems from the fact that hearing loss is associated with getting old, and people are also worried about the stigma of deafness. Yet it’s estimated that about 10 million people in the UK are… Read more »

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Health benefits of wearing hearing aids

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Hearing aids bring many benefits, not least of which is the ability to join in a conversation, hear the TV or radio properly and be more aware of your surroundings. As a result of scientific studies around the world, it’s slowly becoming clear that there are also many health benefits of wearing hearing aids, which… Read more »

Lip-Reading Hearing Aids?

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New hearing technology is being developed, to implement cameras into hearing aids; allowing for lip-reading capabilities!   Researchers from the University of Stirling, Scotland are developing a novel type of hearing aid, equipped with a camera and lip-reading software, according to a report from the BBC. The new device aims to address the recurrent problem… Read more »

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What questions should be asked in a hearing assessment?

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A hearing assessment is a two-way process. A good audiologist will explain things at every step of the way to make sure clients understand their condition and, if hearing aids are needed, how they will help. It’s therefore, useful to know in advance what questions should be asked in a hearing assessment to ensure the… Read more »

Speech Reading: An aid to maximising hearing

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Hearing aids, as you know, greatly increase your ability to understand conversations. Their adaptive features seamlessly adjust to increase speech intelligibility. But learning to read visual cues and understanding basic Speech Reading can help interpretation and enable one to ‘fill in’ any blanks. Everyone uses speech reading, though mostly subconsciously. By practicing and identifying patterns… Read more »

Team Building – Escape Rooms

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Yesterday, Hearing Healthcare Centre staff participated in the infamous “Cambridge Escape Rooms” challenge… 1 hour to escape a room, in true Crystal Maze fashion! So…could Chris, Andy, Conny, Daniel, Dani and Megan (Carolyn’s substitute) escape before 0:00??? In short…yes, just! After a slow start, and a frustrating 15-minute algebra puzzle to unlock the first clue…the… Read more »

A Very Happy Customer

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Dear all, When last I visited, I was asked, most winningly, to provide a report on my visit. Well, I can now hear better and enjoyed seeing a lot of nice people — what more can I say? But I feel that this isn’t what you really wanted, and by chance when on a short… Read more »