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Nicola SmallVolunteer Service Co-ordinator
Why Action for Deafness needs         VolunteersProvision of services to people in thecommunityHearing Aid Maintenance Cli...
• All clinics are run by volunteers• The clinics are provided by Action for  Deafness• Clinics are open to anyone
• Volunteers are an important part of our  organisation• It is important that our volunteers enjoy and  are confident in t...
• Photo of Angela Barker at the Westergate  Summer Fair
Recruitment of Volunteers• Media coverage• There remains a willingness for people to  volunteer• Priority to recruit volun...
• Retirement of volunteers• Healthy numbers of volunteers result in  resources not having to be stretched• Recruitment is ...
• Recruitment is easy, isn’t it?• Contact made with Council for Voluntary  Services in East Grinstead and other  businesse...
Training of Volunteers• Interview• Acceptance• Learning how AFD works• Training on hearing aid maintenance
• Time for the volunteer to gain confidence• Introduction to the clinic• Shadowing opportunities• Information Governance t...
The Role of the Volunteer• Clinic volunteers have excellent  communication skills and time to commit• AFD are also seeking...
The Value of Volunteers to Action for               Deafness• Clinic volunteers are crucial• Hearing Aid Maintenance Clini...
• Busy clinics• Clinics are completely manned by volunteers• Many patients are not aware that Action for  Deafness is a ch...
• Volunteers offer support and advice• Our volunteers say they find their role  rewarding• Our volunteers provide valuable...
Liam Thompson  Chief Audiologist
Audiology ServicesIn 2001 MHAS Project promised good qualitydigital Hearing aids for all who need them.MHAS underestimated...
Audiology ServicesAll referrals are from any GPs in our catchmentarea.Patients must be 50 and over and have to satisfyset ...
Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExamination
Audiology Services
Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometry
Audiology Services
Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometryGHABP
Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometryGHABPResultsOutcome
Audiology ServicesGHABPThe Glasgow Hearing Aid Benefit Profile is afocused questionnaire which gives a set scorebased on l...
Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometryGHABPResults
Audiology Services
Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometryGHABPResultsOutcome
Audiology Services
Audiology ServicesFitting AppointmentMonaural / Binaural digital hearing aidsOpen fit where possible
Audiology Services
Audiology ServicesFitting AppointmentMonaural / Binaural digital hearing aidsOpen fit where possibleReal Ear Measurement
Audiology Services
Audiology ServicesREM - Real Ear Measurement is the GOLDstandard in fitting digital hearing aids.AFD has over 90 % of aids...
Audiology ServicesFitting AppointmentMonaural / Binaural digital hearing aidsOpen fit where possibleReal Ear MeasurementSu...
Audiology ServicesSubjective testsLoud noisesHigh pitched noisesPartners voice
Audiology ServicesFitting AppointmentMonaural / Binaural digital hearing aidsOpen fit where possibleReal Ear MeasurementSu...
Audiology ServicesHearing aid instructionOut reach clinicsOngoing care of hearing aids
Audiology ServicesResource Centres Unique for an AudiologydepartmentExpert advice from Resource ManagersPrivate Audiology ...
Audiology Services     Thank you    Questions ?
Chris WingroveDigital Marketing & Fundraising          co-ordinator
Action for Deafness Website
Gift AidAllows Action for Deafness to claim 25% moreon your donation. Available to anyone who paystax on UK savings, Wages...
Social Networks
Other Ways to Donate
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  1. 1. Nicola SmallVolunteer Service Co-ordinator
  2. 2. Why Action for Deafness needs VolunteersProvision of services to people in thecommunityHearing Aid Maintenance ClinicsLocations
  3. 3. • All clinics are run by volunteers• The clinics are provided by Action for Deafness• Clinics are open to anyone
  4. 4. • Volunteers are an important part of our organisation• It is important that our volunteers enjoy and are confident in the work their role• AFD is committed to all volunteers to ensure their role is rewarding
  5. 5. • Photo of Angela Barker at the Westergate Summer Fair
  6. 6. Recruitment of Volunteers• Media coverage• There remains a willingness for people to volunteer• Priority to recruit volunteers for the East Grinstead clinic
  7. 7. • Retirement of volunteers• Healthy numbers of volunteers result in resources not having to be stretched• Recruitment is an ongoing task
  8. 8. • Recruitment is easy, isn’t it?• Contact made with Council for Voluntary Services in East Grinstead and other businesses and organisations• Local radio• Results
  9. 9. Training of Volunteers• Interview• Acceptance• Learning how AFD works• Training on hearing aid maintenance
  10. 10. • Time for the volunteer to gain confidence• Introduction to the clinic• Shadowing opportunities• Information Governance training• Deaf Awareness Training
  11. 11. The Role of the Volunteer• Clinic volunteers have excellent communication skills and time to commit• AFD are also seeking to recruit Trustees• Only AFD members can stand for election• Membership forms in delegates packs• For further information contact Roger Hewitt or Jane Shaw
  12. 12. The Value of Volunteers to Action for Deafness• Clinic volunteers are crucial• Hearing Aid Maintenance Clinics• Serving the local community• Drop in facility
  13. 13. • Busy clinics• Clinics are completely manned by volunteers• Many patients are not aware that Action for Deafness is a charity
  14. 14. • Volunteers offer support and advice• Our volunteers say they find their role rewarding• Our volunteers provide valuable services that help our patients live independently
  15. 15. Liam Thompson Chief Audiologist
  16. 16. Audiology ServicesIn 2001 MHAS Project promised good qualitydigital Hearing aids for all who need them.MHAS underestimated the uptake from new andexisting users.AFD Audiology service has been providing adultaudiology for over 6 years in the West Sussexarea.
  17. 17. Audiology ServicesAll referrals are from any GPs in our catchmentarea.Patients must be 50 and over and have to satisfyset criteria which the GP qualifies.Referrals can be received by letter, fax, or‘Choose and Book’.
  18. 18. Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExamination
  19. 19. Audiology Services
  20. 20. Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometry
  21. 21. Audiology Services
  22. 22. Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometryGHABP
  23. 23. Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometryGHABPResultsOutcome
  24. 24. Audiology ServicesGHABPThe Glasgow Hearing Aid Benefit Profile is afocused questionnaire which gives a set scorebased on listening situations and disability.At follow up patients then are given the samesituation but using the hearing aid enabling thebenefit to be calculated.
  25. 25. Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometryGHABPResults
  26. 26. Audiology Services
  27. 27. Audiology ServicesDirect referral appointmentHistoryExaminationPure tone audiometryGHABPResultsOutcome
  28. 28. Audiology Services
  29. 29. Audiology ServicesFitting AppointmentMonaural / Binaural digital hearing aidsOpen fit where possible
  30. 30. Audiology Services
  31. 31. Audiology ServicesFitting AppointmentMonaural / Binaural digital hearing aidsOpen fit where possibleReal Ear Measurement
  32. 32. Audiology Services
  33. 33. Audiology ServicesREM - Real Ear Measurement is the GOLDstandard in fitting digital hearing aids.AFD has over 90 % of aids fitted by this method.The remainder are either medically contra-indicated or aids that are too powerful to be setusing REM.
  34. 34. Audiology ServicesFitting AppointmentMonaural / Binaural digital hearing aidsOpen fit where possibleReal Ear MeasurementSubjective tests
  35. 35. Audiology ServicesSubjective testsLoud noisesHigh pitched noisesPartners voice
  36. 36. Audiology ServicesFitting AppointmentMonaural / Binaural digital hearing aidsOpen fit where possibleReal Ear MeasurementSubjective testsInstructionInformation
  37. 37. Audiology ServicesHearing aid instructionOut reach clinicsOngoing care of hearing aids
  38. 38. Audiology ServicesResource Centres Unique for an AudiologydepartmentExpert advice from Resource ManagersPrivate Audiology available
  39. 39. Audiology Services Thank you Questions ?
  40. 40. Chris WingroveDigital Marketing & Fundraising co-ordinator
  41. 41. Action for Deafness Website
  42. 42. Gift AidAllows Action for Deafness to claim 25% moreon your donation. Available to anyone who paystax on UK savings, Wages or pensions.
  43. 43. Social Networks
  44. 44. Other Ways to Donate
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