Getting the correct equipment can make a huge difference to your quality of life and the range of products is constantly being updates. It’s important to find something that will work for you and so it’s worth taking the opportunity to talk to experts in this area.
Deaflink have a small amount of demonstration equipment and can also refer you to suppliers who will be able to discuss your needs.
However, before deciding to purchase equipment firstly find out what your local authority can provide, some items are free of charge.
Newcastle City Council
- Email: email@example.com
- or call: 0191 278 8377
Newcastle currently offer some equipment free of charge to people with a hearing loss. Please contact to arrange an assessment.
- Website: https://www.gateshead.gov.uk/article/9972/Contact-Adult-Social-Care:
- text: 07860781832
- or call: 0191 4337033
North Tyneside Council
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- or call: 0191 6432777
In order to access equipment through North Tyneside you will need to have had a hearing test within the last two years.
South Tyneside Council
- Email: email@example.com
- or call: 01914246000