Hearing Test under the Hearing Services Program

Hearing Services

Hearing test under the Hearing Services Program Are you looking for a hearing test under the Hearing Services Program? The Australian Government provides a range of fully subsidised hearing services via the program. Although there are standards for the delivery of services, patients report inconsistencies in the standards of care they receive. It’s important to know […]

11 Questions to Ask Your Hearing Clinic

Penelope Woods & Damien Woods | A Better Ear

If you’ve decided to get your hearing tested, the next question is where to go. Compared to a few years ago, there are now many different clinics available to choose from. Whichever hearing care provider you pick, you’ll be trusting them to objectively assess and advise based on your needs, not theirs. So how do […]

Explanation of your hearing test results, options and recommendations.

audiologist giving pensioner hearing test results in redlands, Queensland

Having discussed in previous blogs everything about a hearing test, we now reach the final stage where your results are explained, and the clinician gives you their recommendations. A hearing assessment is an opportunity for you to gather information about your hearing health. This allows you to make an educated decision about the options available. Hearing aids […]

What to Expect from a Hearing Test – Speech Tests and Speech in Noise Tests

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Speech Tests and Speech in Noise Tests When explaining what is involved in a comprehensive hearing test, we can’t overlook the all-important ‘speech tests’. At a Glance What to Expect in a Speech Test What is regularly described as a speech test is clinically known as an ‘AB Words’ test and takes around 5 minutes […]