People who wear hearing aids can get help in using them more effectively, thanks to a new series of online videos developed by UK scientists and researchers.
The C2Hear Online healthcare tool is freely available online and offers 10 bite-sized interactive multimedia presentations with instructions, information and animation. It also offers advice and encouragement from hearing aid users telling of their own personal experiences.
The tutorials came about after concerns that many new users were struggling to adapt to wearing their new hearing aids. Out of two million people who have hearing aids, around 20% choose not to wear their devices. This is due to difficulty using their aids and difficulty remembering the important information needed for successful use.
Self-evaluation quiz and x10 video series, available for free at YouTube: