For information on hearing aid self-care sessions in North Lanarkshire, please see the associated document.
The attached document contains information on audiology services in Lanarkshire, how to get the best from your hearing aid, listening tactics and much more.
For information on battery collection points in North Lanarkshire, please see the attached document.
You may benefit from having a fire safety check if you have not had one recently. Strathclyde Fire and Rescue carry out free home fire safety visits and fit smoke alarms free of charge if required.
This can be arranged through Fire Scotland by calling their community safety free phone helpline on 0800 0731 999 or texting Check to 61611. Alternatively, visit their website by clicking here.
If hearing is a problem for you, there are alternative alarms that may work for you and can be fitted free of charge. If you'd like to find out more, contact a rehabilitation mobility officer via your local social work offices.
Deaf Connections is a service for the West of Scotland that provide a range of specialist services, information and support to those who are deaf or hard of hearing. If you'd like to get in touch, please use the following information.
Website: Deaf Connections
Phone: 0141 420 1759
Fax: 0141 429 6860
Address: 100 Norfolk Street, Glasgow G5 9EJ
North Lanarkshire Deaf Forum offers help, support and information to people with hearing problems. Membership is open to all those who are deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing throughout North Lanarkshire. To get in contact, email them on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deaf Services Lanarkshire provide an information and sign language interpreting service. For further details, please get in contact by using the following information.
Fax: 01236 604808
Address: Unit 9, Fountain Business Centre, Ellis St, Coatbridge ML5 3AA
Alternatively, please call Access Social Work on 01698 274248 for more information and guidance on the services available.
Lanarkshire Deaf Club provides support and advice for deaf people of all ages, from interpreting services and sign language training to information about hearing aids. The club also hosts a range of social events, clubs and societies. If you'd like to get in touch, please use the following information.
Website: Lanarkshire Deaf Club
Address: The Daisy Park Centre, 105 Roman Road, Motherwell, ML1 1EA
Coatbridge Deaf Club meet every week at Deaf Services Lanarkshire. There is ladies club which meets on Tuesday afternoons from 1pm – 3pm, a men's club which meets on Wednesday afternoons from 1pm-3pm, as well as club for everyone which meets on Friday nights 6pm – 9pm (approx).
To find out more, please get in touch by using the following details.
Phone/ Fax: 01236 604808
Address: Unit 9, Fountain Business Centre, Ellis St Coatbridge ML5 3AA
Referral Procedure: If you have never been seen at the audiology department, you must first contact your GP for assessment and onward referral. If you are an existing NHS Hearing Aid user, contact details are as follows:
Wishaw General Hospital audiology department is open between 9am - 4pm Monday to Friday. They also run a drop in facility on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9.30am - 11.30am. The drop in sessions are for replacement batteries, re-tubing and advice only. For anything else, such as repairs, you will need an appointment.
You can also phone them on 01698 456556.
Monklands Hospital run a drop in facility on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1.30pm - 4pm. For more information, please phone them on 01236 712028.
Central Health Centre, Cumbernauld run a drop in facility Monday 9.30am - 11.30am , which is for advice, tubing, repairs and replacement batteries. Please phone them on 01236 731771.
Replacement batteries only can also be collected from the reception area in the following locations during normal working hours:
For more information on Audiology services, please call the Audiology Service Central Advice by using the following information.
Phone: 01698 456556/456550
From your answers you have indicated that you are having difficulties using your current phone. More help may be available for you through your local Social Work office who can refer you for a fuller assessment.
Alternatively, you can visit North Lanarkshire Council's website for more information by clicking here.
The following places have a selection of phones you can try before you buy, as well being able to provide advice and assistance.
Organisation: Deaf Connections
Phone: 0141 420 1759
Address: Centre for the Deaf, 100 Norfolk Street, Glasgow G5 9EJ
If you do want to get in touch, then please contact Carol Grice and ring or email to arrange appointment, as they are sometimes away from the building
Organisation: Deaf Services Lanarkshire
Website: Deaf Services Lanarkshire
Phone: 01236 604808
Address: Unit 9 Fountain Business Centre, Ellis Street, Coatbridge, ML5 3AA
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