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Hearing Aider training

HHAS' Hearing Aider training is a one-day course on hearing aid maintenance and deaf awareness for care home staff.

Photo of Gary Appleby demonstrating model of an ear

The course gives front-line staff in care, residential or nursing homes the opportunity to get hands-on experience in maintaining NHS hearing aids. Staff will learn how to maintain a range of hearing aids in a safe and hygienic way and will enable them to help service users get the most from their hearing aid.

The course, which can be done in-house or at an outside location, can also help with evidence-based training in health and social care.

By the end of the day's training, your staff will know how to:

Here is some feedback we have had on our Hearing Aider Training:

"I am pretty excited to be of help to residents with hearing loss by myself."
"I really like the small group- we could ask anything we were unsure of."
"I did know where so much to learn about hearing aids- very beneficial."
"The re-tubing practical was very good and really helped build my confidence."
"I am pleased with being able to re-tube a hearing aid within one day of training."

For more information on Hearing Aider training, please contact us or email training@hhas.org.uk

The following organisations are supporting this training:

Hertfordshire Care Providers Association, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust and Flexicare housing logos