A hearing healthcare provider is posting out free replacement batteries for hearing aids to anyone who needs them.
Hidden Hearing say that anyone can get free batteries posted, whether or not they are customers of the Irish company.
The company says local clinics currently remain open for urgent customer appointments and enquiries, but it is aware that some more vulnerable clients might not want to visit clinics in person.
Dolores Madden, Marketing Director at Hidden Hearing Ireland says that people have enough stress right now without having to worry about hearing aids batteries running down.
“Our audiologists are now supporting many customers’ online and via telephone enquiries, so issuing free replacement batteries for hearing devices to anyone in need makes sense.
“A lot of hearing aid companies have already closed their doors and are not available to provide any form of service to their patients, so Hidden Hearing is here to help anyone in need!”
Families are being asked to check that relatives’ hearing aids are in good order at this challenging time when TVs, radios and telephone calls are a lifeline for many.
Anyone needing hearing aid batteries, whether customers, nursing home or hospital residents, or the general public can contact Hidden Hearing on 1800 370000, text ‘Hear’ to 50015, or email email@example.com to have free replacement batteries posted free of charge.
“The wellbeing of staff and customers is paramount. We continue to follow HSE guidance in terms of handwashing, respiratory hygiene, distancing, and sanitising touchpoints, to ensure we can continue to provide an important service,” added Dolores Madden.