Environmental aids for adults
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. Please ask the cochlear implant team for advice about the type of equipment you might find helpful and how to go about obtaining it.
It is possible to obtain additional equipment to help hear or be alerted to:
• Alarm clock
• Smoke & baby alarm
For more information about the type and range of equipment available, please refer to the product catalogues from the following companies/organisations:
Tel: 01642 247 789
Fax: 01642 230 827
Minicom: 01642 244 148
BT Including You
Tel: 0800 800150
Action on Hearing Loss
Tel: 03330 144 525
Minicom: 03330 144 530
Fax: 03332 405 657
SMS: 0780 000 0360
Additional wireless accessories are also available to purchase directly from the cochlear implant companies.
Advanced Bionics Online Store: https://shop.bionicear.com/
Cochlear Online Store: https://store.mycochlear.com/