Canadian Hearing Society - Elliot Lake

Site: Elliot Lake Office

Service: Hearing Care Counselling

Description & Services
Description (Service) As of March 5, 2017, unionized workers with the Canadian Hearing Society are on strike. Call first to confirm services. Please refer to http://www.chs.ca/information-about-labour-disruption-chs for further information and details around specific service disruptions.

Communication Devices 
Provides information, demonstration and assistance with: 
  • Assistive Listening Devices such as Personal FM and Infrared systems 
  • Specialized telephones such as amplified, Voice Carry Over (VCO) and TTYs 
  • Alerting devices such as fire/smoke, doorbell, phone, baby cry
 
Education 
  • Offers education and training to consumers, family members, caregivers and the general public
 
Training can include: 
  • Family support and communication training 
  • Hearing Health Care Clinics 
  • Hearing Help Classes 
  • Speech Reading Classes 
  • In-Service Training 
  • Presentations/Community displays 
  • Self-help and support groups
 
Home Visits 
  • Provides individual and family counselling in individual's home
 
Counsels on issues related to coping with hearing loss such as:  
  • Understanding your hearing loss 
  • Use, care and maintenance of hearing aids and other listening systems 
  • Managing difficult listening situations 
  • Selecting specialized communication equipment, such as telephones, alarm clocks, television accessories 
  • Referrals to other community services
Hours By appointment only, call toll-free number
Areas Served Algoma Mills ; Blind River ; Elliot Lake ; Iron Bridge ; Serpent River First Nation ; Spanish ; Spragge ; Thessalon
Eligibility Home Visits 
  • Priority is given to individuals 55 years of age or older having trouble adapting to hearing loss 
  • Individuals under the age of 55 with other disabilities as well as hearing loss, requiring home-based services are also eligible
Application Call for information
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-946-4320 Ext 227
TTY Phone TTY: 1-877-634-0179
Fax 705-848-3937
E-Mail wking@chs.ca
Website www.chs.ca
Primary Contact Kerri Tuckett, Hearing Care Counsellor, Canadian Hearing Society; Email: ktuckett@chs.ca
Primary Executive Wayne King, Regional Program Manager, Canadian Hearing Society; Email: wking@chs.ca
Located In Community Elliot Lake
Address St Josephs General Hospital
70 Spine Rd
Elliot Lake, ON P5A 1X2
 
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Intersection Spine Rd and Ottawa Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care