These pages start with some general information about the various types of Hearing impairment that can occur.
📄️ Hearing Impairment
Hearing impairment is becoming increasingly prevalent in society, which is impacted by the growing number of elderly people in the population. Latest figures from the World Health Organisation estimate that around 5% of the population – or 430 million people – have a disabling hearing impairment (defined as a hearing loss of at least 40 dB in the better hearing ear) which could benefit from rehabilitation. This figure is projected to rise to 700 million people by 2050.
📄️ Hearing Aids For Music
Our Cadenza bid was influenced by findings on the Hearing Aids for Music (HAfM) project which explored how hearing
📄️ Measuring Hearing Impairment
Audiologists carry out pure tone audiometry,