Hearing loops

Around 50% of people with hearing loss have experienced issues accessing goods and services. A hearing loop will help make your organisation accessible to anyone who uses hearing aids – and ensure you’re compliant with equality legislation.

What is a hearing loop?

A hearing loop helps people with hearing aids to hear conversations more easily. It works when a person’s hearing aids are switched to the hearing loop setting. Sound goes directly to the hearing aids with no distracting background noise. There are different types of hearing loops available. Counter loops are recommended for reception areas and service desks, room loops are suitable for meeting or training rooms, and infrared and FM systems are popular for larger venues.

 

Bespoke solution for your organisation

Whether you’re considering a new hearing loop system or your current system needs attention, we can help. We’ll advise and support you from conception to installation, to ensure the hearing loop is installed to meet industry standards and your own unique requirements. Calling on a network of engineers across the UK, we offer site surveys and installations, annual maintenance and service calls.

 

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You might be interested in reading more about hearing support systems in our online brochure.

More about hearing loops

Is a hearing loop a legal requirement?

The Equality Act 2010 and Disability Discrimination Act in Northern Ireland protect people who are deaf or have hearing loss from discrimination. It states that service providers cannot discriminate against people by refusing to provide a service or offering a service of a lower standard.

Our hearing loop isn’t working – can you help?

Yes – one of our specialist engineers will get your hearing loop up and running again in no time. Please get in touch to arrange a service call.

How often should we maintain our hearing loop?

We recommend you maintain your hearing loop every 12 months. We offer annual maintenance and service call schemes to keep it in good working order. Contact us for details.

Why choose Action on Hearing Loss?

We’re the leading charity for people with hearing loss, so no one is better placed to help. We have over 25 years’ experience installing hearing loop systems to the relevant industry standards and provide excellent-value annual maintenance contracts to ensure that everything stays in working order.

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