There is a range of equipment for people who use cochlear implants that may help to improve what you hear.
You can purchase the additional equipment or it may be possible to obtain it on long term loan from your local social services department.
Depending on where you live equipment from social services is either free, means tested or you may have to pay a contribution. Each social services department has their own eligibility criteria and range of equipment.
It is possible to obtain additional equipment to help hear or be alerted to:
- Telephone or mobile
- Computer, laptop or tablet
- Alarm clock
- Smoke and baby alarm
For more information about the type and range of equipment available, please refer to the product catalogues from the following companies and organisations:
BT Including You
Tel: 0800 800150
Action on Hearing Loss
Additional wireless accessories are also available to purchase directly from the cochlear implant companies.