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Thurles Free DeafHear Clinic

Ms Alona Troy, Community Resource Officer reports:

“Our next clinic will be on Wednesday 14th June 2017, from 10:00am to 1:00pm. in St Mary’s Health Centre, Castlemeadows, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

This is a free service where you can acquire information regarding hearing loss, guidelines for good communication, information on equipment for your home to help you hear the doorbell, phone, smoke alarm and television. We also provide information on Irish Sign Language, Tinnitus and Lip-reading. Come in and have a chat, no need for an appointment. HSE hearing aid tubing can be changed and batteries for all hearing aids can be purchased for €2 for a packet of 6.

We do not service, fit or issue hearing aids at our clinic.

Family members and local agencies are welcome to seek advice.

If you require more information please contact the resource office: DeafHear.ie, Mid-West, Pery Street, Limerick, Tel: 061 467 494.

Fax: 061 467497,  Text: 087 6839754,  Email: limerick@deafhear.ie  Web: www.deafhear.ie

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Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Clinic – Thurles Wed. June 12th

Important To Please Note: From November 1st 2018 last, ‘DeafHear’, the former National Charity for Deafness and Hearing Loss has changed its name to ‘Chime’. Users of the service are invited to update their records accordingly, including a change to their email address.

Ms Alona Troy (Community Resource Officer) with “Chime” now reports:-

Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

“Our next clinic will be held on Wednesday 12th June, 2019, from 10:00am to 1:00pm in St Mary’s Health Centre, Castlemeadows, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

This clinic offers a free and confidential support service on all aspects of deafness and hearing loss. Information and resources, assistive technologies, minor repairs, hearing aid batteries (€2 per card ) and more”.
Regards
Alona Troy

If you require more information please contact the resource office: Chime, Pery Street, Limerick. Tel: 061 467 494; Fax: 061 467 497; Text: 087 6839754 or Email: alona.troy@chime.ie .

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Services For People Deaf & Hard Of Hearing

deafhearAlona Troy, Community Resource Officer reports:

The next clinic which offers services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing will be held on Monday 5th September 2016 next, from 10:00am to 1:00pm in St Mary’s Health Centre, Thurles, Co Tipperary.

This is a free service where you can acquire information regarding hearing loss; guidelines for good communication and information on available equipment for your home, which will help you to hear your doorbell, phone, smoke alarm and television.

They also provide information on Irish Sign Language, Tinnitus and Lip-reading; so do come in and have a chat, with no need for an appointment.

HSE hearing aid tubing can be changed and batteries for all hearing aids can be purchased for €2 for a pack of 6. Family members and local agencies are also welcome to seek advice.

Note: They do not service, fit or issue hearing aids at this clinic.

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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.Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail