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Are you concerned about your hearing? Are you missing things in conversation or having trouble getting your hearing aids working well for you?
Hearing loss or being hard of hearing can lead to communication breakdown and result in frustration and isolation.
Sometimes hearing loss can deprive a person of important life signals e.g. the kettle boiling, a tap at the door. What is hearing loss?
Hearing Therapy is a national service providing personalised support, community education and awareness programmes to improve the quality of life for people living with hearing loss. It is funded by the Ministry of Health and delivered by Life Unlimited Charitable Trust.
Call 0800 008 011 to book your free appointment with a qualified hearing therapist. Or complete our online self-referral form.
Read: Pitfalls to self-isolation when you cannot hear
Read: Consumer magazine investigative article on buying hearing aids and obtaining advice on living with hearing loss from Life Unlimited hearing therapists.
Ida Telecare in Denmark offers people with hearing loss easy-to-use tools and resources to help them prepare for appointments and successfully manage daily communication.
What are the benefits?
When Lloyd Morris visited hearing therapist Cherry McWha, he was concerned his hearing aids weren’t working for him anymore. Read more about Lloyd’s story.
Living with a hearing impairment can be stressful. It can lead to difficulties at work and affect communication with family and friends. It may also affect self-esteem and lead to social isolation.
A qualified hearing therapist will work with you to evaluate your hearing and make a plan with you to reach your hearing-related goals and reduce the impact of hearing loss on your daily life.
A hearing therapist can…
We can help your family, whanau and friends to better support your hearing issues. They are welcome to attend appointments with you.
Request an appointment online or call 0800 008 011 to talk to our reception team. We have qualified hearing therapists in communities across New Zealand.