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Help for those with a hearing problem

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Help for those with a hearing problem

Monthly events to help those with hearing impairments take place next door to Bury Library in the Green Room, Textile Hall.

The sessions are delivered in partnership with Bury Audiology Unit Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust; Bury Society for Deaf and Hearing Impaired People; Bury Libraries Sensory Unit; Sensory Team Adult Care Services and Action on Hearing Loss.

The next session is on Monday 3 December between 2pm and 4.30pm. The topic will be on ‘equipment to help with hearing loss’.

In early 2013 the following events will be held (all between 2pm and 4.30pm):

  • Monday 7 January -Ramsbottom Libraryand Adult Learning Centre – first steps to getting a hearing aid
  • Monday 4 February -Bury Library– Tinnitus (in conjunction with National Tinnitus Awareness Week)
  • Monday 4 March -Whitefield Libraryand Adult Learning Centre – Telephones with amplification

Visitors can drop into any of these sessions to receive help and advice from professionals.

Follow the PIPs group www.twitter.com/PIPSBury for events and information.

For information on all services available for those with a hearing impairment visit http://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=7770 or contact the Sensory Unit on 0161 253 7512 or Textphone 0161 253 8213 or email sensory.lib@bury.gov.uk or Bury Audiology Unit on 0161 778 3670.

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Press release issued: 15 November 2012.

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