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Improved Hearing Health: Hearing Test for Seniors & Veterans

Ensuring the well-being of our senior citizens and veterans is paramount, particularly when it comes to their hearing health. Having dedicated their lives to service, providing accessible pensioner hearing tests is a way to honour their contributions.

In this exploration of the intersection of age pension and hearing well-being, we’ll delve deeper into specialised care, shedding light on opportunities for hearing aids and offering personalised support. This journey aims to illuminate the path towards better hearing health, demonstrating our commitment to those who have significantly contributed to our communities and countries.

he Australian Government’s Hearing Services Program, managed by the Office of Hearing Services, is a crucial initiative that provides free hearing services to eligible pensioners and veteran affairs card holders.

 These services encompass comprehensive hearing assessments, the provision of cutting-edge hearing devices, and ongoing maintenance and support. This program plays a pivotal role in ensuring that individuals who may not otherwise afford hearing services and devices can still access the care they need.

Who is Eligible?

Eligibility for the program is extended to Australian Citizens or permanent residents aged 21 years or older, falling into categories such as:

  • Pension Concession Card Holders
  • Recipients of Sickness Allowance from Centrelink
  • Holders of a Gold Repatriation Health Card issued for all conditions
  • Holders of a White Repatriation Health Card issued for conditions that include hearing loss
  • Dependents of individuals in the above categories
  • Members of the Australian Defence Force
  • Individuals undergoing vocational rehabilitation programs with CRS Australia, referred by their case managers.

Services You Can Avail

By applying to the Office of Hearing Services, qualified individuals can access an array of services free of charge, including:

  • Hearing assessments
  • Options for hearing solutions such as hearing aids, assistive listening devices, and accessories
  • Fitting of hearing aids/devices as part of hearing rehabilitation
  • Maintenance and ongoing support for fitted hearing aids/devices
  • A nominal yearly contribution fee for accessing maintenance, repairs, and the supply of batteries and consumables for their hearing aids.

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Prioritising optimal hearing care for our pensioners and veterans is a commitment we hold dear. Understanding the available services is the initial step, and the Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) plays a pivotal role in providing support. For those curious about their eligibility, checking with DVA is crucial to exploring the possibilities. The range of services includes access to hearing aids tailored to individual needs. These hearing aid services significantly enhance the quality of life for those eligible for a service pension.

Hills Audiology, fully accredited under the Hearing Services Program, is dedicated to providing pensioner and veteran hearing services in Australia. Connect with our expert audiologist in Castle Hill today to delve deeper into the comprehensive range of services available.

What we offer

Our services

Thorough evaluation of hearing to determine hearing ability using Tympanometry, Pure Tone Audiometry, and Speech Audiometry.

Pre-employment hearing testing is available. Outside office hours, appointments can be arranged.

Specialised hearing tests for all preschool and school aged children including Tympanometry, Pure Tone Audiometry and Speech Audiometry.

After school appointments available

Government-funded Hearing Services available for pensioners and eligible veterans.

Hills Audiology is fully accredited to provide hearing care under the Hearing Services Program, inclusive of fitting hearing aids.

Workcover assessments are designed for measuring hearing loss/injury suffered through the nature of work, and/or, the work environment, and accessing compensation through Workcover NSW. It also includes fitting hearing aids.

On site ear measurements for custom ear plugs. These are suitable for hearing protection from noise, water tight ear moulds for
swimmers, measurements for musicians in ear monitors and custom ear moulds for hearing aid wearers.

Assessment and management of tinnitus (ringing, or any sound heard in the ear). Tinnitus can impact your sleep, well being and ability to focus. Many people struggle with tinnitus.

We can help manage your tinnitus.