A first of its kind walk-in self-screening hearing tool is ne of the main feature of Hearing Australia's new location in the Fairfield Forum Shopping Centre which opened earlier this month.
Hearing Australia Fairfield Centre Manager, Matt Krywulycz said the new "convenient" location offers a range of services including paediatric services, hearing assessments, counselling, the latest in hearing technology and same day hearing aid fittings.
"If you're unable to pop in, we can also help you via online services and tele-care," Mr Krywulycz said.
"We take every precaution at our centres to make sure our clients and our team members stay safe. We're maintaining our strict hygiene protocols and ensuring social distancing is in place.
"We have a dedicated team of highly experienced and multilingual staff, including Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish, Serbian, Croatian and Hindi speakers. We're delighted to open our doors and welcome the Fairfield community into their brand-new local Hearing Australia Centre and residents are delighted about the new centre."
Hearing Australia managing director Kim Terrell said numerous studies indicate the importance and benefits of maintaining good hearing health throughout your life,
"Now, more than ever, good hearing health is essential for communication, learning and working," she said.
"We know how important hearing is to the health and welfare of our clients, and how much they value being able to get help from us across Australia. Fairfield is one of over 500 Hearing Australia locations around the nation. We've listened to our clients and have made it even easier for them to get the information and support they need."
Mr Krywulycz said anyone who is worried about their hearing or the hearing of a loved one, can call or visit the website to make an appointment.
"Our Hearing Australia Centres are designed to create an open, supportive and welcoming space. This makes it easier for our clients to engage with the latest in hearing technology and interact with our professional staff to get the help they need," he said
- The centre is offering free 15-minute hearing check. Details: 9754 9500, hearing.com.au.