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Caring for Clients With Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is highly prevalent in older adults, especially those who are living in residential aged care. In Australia, about 14% of the population has a hearing disorder and over 70% of people over the age of 70 have hearing loss. Approximately 15% of Australians use hearing aids.

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Hearing loss is highly prevalent in older adults, especially those who are living in residential aged care. In Australia, about 14% of the population has a hearing disorder and over 70% of people over the age of 70 have hearing loss. Approximately 15% of Australians use hearing aids. Given these statistics, you are likely to encounter clients who have hearing impairments and use hearing aids, especially when caring for older adults.

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