How do I get specialist equipment if I have a hearing impairment?
We can provide some items of specialist equipment to support people or advise where to purchase them from.
Some examples of specialist equipment for people with a hearing impairment
Loop system – a device to enable a person to use their hearing aid (T-Switch) to receive direct sound e.g. television
Minicom – a text telephone that allows you to communicate with other text or telephone users
Flashing door bells – a portable door bell with a flashing device to indicate when there is someone at the door
Telephone amplifier – a device that increases the volume of incoming speech
Telephone flash – a device that flashes when the telephone rings
Baby alarms – allows you to visually monitor a baby’s cry
Vibrating alarm clocks - an alarm clock with a vibrating device
For information on the services available in Hounslow, contact the Adult Access Team.
Adult Access Team
Children's and Adults' Services
London Borough of Hounslow
Telephone: 020 8583 3100
To find out about other products, visit the Action On Hearing Loss website (the new name for RNID).