Caroline Hogan the Hidden Hearing audiologist in Limerick is advising anyone who uses hearing aids to avail of the offer of free replacement batteries in the post.
Good hearing is essential for anyone cocooning right now, so families should check that their relatives’ hearing aids are in good order at this challenging time, the local audiologist says.
“TVs, radios and telephone calls from friends and family are a lifeline for many people right now. Even being able to chat over the garden wall to neighbours is an important social contact that relies on good hearing”.
Ireland’s hearing healthcare specialists, Hidden Hearing, is posting out free batteries for hearing aids to all applicants, whether or not they are customers of the Irish company. There is also a customer telephone and email helpline in place.
Anyone needing hearing aid batteries, whether customers, nursing home or hospital residents, or the general public can contact Hidden Hearing on 1800 370 000, or text ‘HEAR’ to 50015, or email [email protected] to have free replacement batteries posted free of charge.
When you text or email Hidden Hearing, please include in your text or email the following details: Name, Address, Phone Number, Battery Size and how many aids you wear.