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Thurles New Deaf Outreach Service

DeafHear (DeafHear.ie.) are delighted to announce a new outreach service to be held in St Mary’s Health Centre, Thurles on Monday November 5th and Monday December 17th from 10.00am to 1.00pm.

This organisation is a registered charity and supported by the Health Service Executive (HSE.)

They will now provide free services to all ‘Deaf and Hard of Hearing,’ people and their families in Thurles and the surrounding areas, in particular those who attend the Community Audiology Clinic in the St Mary’s Health Centre.

Personnel will provide information on the services of DeafHear, advice on entitlements, information and demonstrations of Deaftech equipment such as specialised smoke alarms, phones, doorbells and TV Listening devices etc.

You can receive advice on hearing loss, hearing aids, adjusting to wearing a hearing aid and communicating in difficult listening situations. They also offer support and advice to people who experience Tinnitus.

If you have concerns about a family member be it an adult or child, you are welcome to come and speak to these professionals in the strictest confidence.Local agencies are also welcome to seek advice.

For further information please contact: Kathleen Daffy, Community Resource Officer, 1st Floor, 4 Henry Street, Limerick. Tel: 061-467494 or 086-8112513.

Do please make sure that your elderly relatives, parents, neighbours and others are made aware of this important new local service.

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