Better Hearing Australia Brisbane Inc.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our Patron
His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC

Phone: Voice/TTY (07) 3844 5065

Aims and Objectives

Our aim is to provide quality services and support for people seeking assistance regarding hearing issues.

The objectives of Better Hearing Australia are to:

  1. Offer support and understanding, supply information and referrals where required.
  2. Encourage the values of independence, self-confidence, caring and mutual respect;
  3. Provide opportunities for service users to improve communication and interpersonal skills;
  4. Establish and maintain an environment which responds to identified needs of service users;
  5. Encourage the adoption of lifestyles and work practices which prevent unnecessary hearing disabilities;
  6. Promote understanding in the wider community of the issues related to hearing loss

 

To achieve its objectives, BHA:

  • Serves as an Information Centre on all problems of impaired hearing;
  • Obtains and disseminates information about hearing aids and assistive devices and systems;
  • Establishes programmes for the rehabilitation of hearing impaired people;
  • Encourages people to have audiometric tests in cases of suspected hearing loss – will provide a basic non-diagnostic audiometric screen (audiogram) where appropriate;
  • Encourages hearing impaired people to participate in social interaction;
  • Promotes public awareness of the problems associated with hearing impairment;
  • Encourages the provision of hearing access for the hearing impaired in public places;
  • Maintains co-operation with like minded organizations and kindred bodies;
  • Raising public awareness of Hearing Impairment;
  • BHA advocates for the hearing impaired.

Donations are tax deductable

© 2015 Better Hearing Australia – Brisbane, Queensland

Better Hearing Australia Brisbane, Inc, 21 Vulture Street West End QLD 4101

Phone: Voice/TTY (07) 3844 5065

Fax: (07) 3846 5260   Email: bhabris@bigpond.com