If you suffer hearing loss as an adult, it can have a big impact on your quality of life. But, there is lots of support and advice to help you adjust to the change.
Many deaf and hard-of-hearing adults experience hearing loss gradually. They can find it hard to recognise speech and to communicate.
It can also take time to get used to a hearing aid.
The audiology service can help adults by:
- showing you how to use and adjust a hearing aid
- providing training in speech perception and communication
- providing counselling to help you deal with the emotional and psychological effects of deafness