One of the most important things we can do for our health and well-being as we get older is maintain our social ties. Louise Hickson, Professor of Audiology at the University of Queensland Australia, explains why including family in hearing healthcare can help your clients benefit from this ‘social cure.’
Bringing adults with hearing loss and their family members together to problem solve day-to-day communication in a supportive environment.
Bringing FCC into the clinical world sounds easy, but getting started takes more than good intentions. A recent study revealed barriers and facilitators in implementing this approach.
Bringing adults with hearing loss and their family members together to problem solve day-to-day communication is a brilliant way to provide family-centered hearing care.
Family are the key communication partners of the person with hearing loss – don’t waste this resource.