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I want to change hearing services providers!

I want to change hearing services providers!

02/10/2018 - Audiologists, Hearing loss, Treatment

What to do when you no longer feel the love from your hearing services provider.

People receiving hearing services under the Australian Government’s Hearing Services Program may not be aware that there are a network of different providers who are registered to deliver these services Australia-wide (around 300). This means that if you wish to change providers, for any number of reasons, you are able to seek out and relocate to someone you feel will better service your need...

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Hearing loss support for farmers in drought
Grant Collins, Owner and Principal Audiologist of Clarity Hearing + Balance, and Tony Whelan, President of Better Hearing Australia, have announced the extension of eligibility of the Hearing Access Program to farmers affected by drought.

Hearing loss support for farmers in drought

25/09/2018 - Audiologists, Hearing Aids, Hearing loss, Treatment

With nearly 60% of the state now drought declared and regions struggling after years of low or non-existent rainfall one of the first casualties is often the individual health and well-being of our farmers. Better Hearing Australia and Clarity Hearing + Balance have announced the extension of eligibility to the BHA Hearing Access Program to Queensland farmers affected by drought and their part...

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How much for hearing aids?

How much for hearing aids?

03/09/2018 - Audiologists, Ethics, Hearing Aids, Hearing loss, Technology, Treatment

When it comes to our health, we are told money should be no object and the more we spend the better our outcomes will be. Can you believe this simply isn’t true?

When it comes to hearing, many distraught people come to Clarity Hearing + Balance after being told they need to spend thousands upon thousands on premium hearing aids—even after subsidies for those eligible for them. The fact is researchers at Memphis University found there was no significant difference in listening effort required between “basic” and “premium” hearing aids. The o...

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Hearing aids and the winter cold

Hearing aids and the winter cold

07/08/2018 - Hearing Aids, Technology

Some tips to ensure you get the best out of your hearing devices throughout winter.

While most would agree that Queensland’s winter is a mild one in comparison to other locations around our country, it can still get pretty cold, wet and miserable. Some regional centres regularly drop to minimums in the single digits and even at times heads in to the negative territories. We also usually think of our winter months as dry months but, on average, we will still see rainfall on o...

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Put old hearing aids to good use

Put old hearing aids to good use

14/06/2018 - Hearing Aids, Treatment

Do you have old hearing aids just lying around doing nothing? Why not get great use out of them and donate them to the Better Hearing Australia Hearing Access Program?

Clarity Hearing + Balance have recently partnered with Better Hearing Australia Brisbane (BHA) to develop the BHA Hearing Access Program. The BHA HAP has been developed to give those people with hearing loss that may fall through the cracks left by other programs, including the NDIS, the ability to access low cost quality hearing solutions. And this is where you can help. The program relies...

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