May 30, 2017

Hearing Stories and Hearing Memories

This week we were fortunate to sit in and listen to Hearing Stories from Lianna, Sarah, Sally and Gordon who all took time to join us in the studio to tell their own stories about their journeys with us at Hearing Healthcare Practice. They all told of different experiences but one theme was constant: a system of hearing care that had failed them until they...

May 18, 2017

Know your Hearing

Sound, Pitch or Tone is described in terms of frequency and is expressed in Hertz (Hz). 1 Hertz equals one soundwave per second. Our ears are capable of hearing sounds with frequencies of up to around 16,000 Hz. But dogs can hear up to 45,000 Hz and mice up to 91,000Hz! The delicate hair cells in the inner ear are...

May 3, 2017

Hearing Telehealth – remote audiological support

Hearing Telehealth Telehealth: A noun, meaning the provision of healthcare remotely by means of telecommunications technology. We were excited a few years ago when we first heard about various Telehealth projects coming out of Silicon Valley, California. The opportunity for clinicians to support patients with online consultations was an exciting opportunity to help people like never before. In recent years,...