August 02 2016 0Comment

Clinic promotes hearing health

Courtesy of The Daily Mercury’s Health Guide 2016

Mackay Hearing focuses its attention towards Hearing Awareness week

Mackay Hearing is a 100% locally owned and independent hearing clinic.

Jodie Miles is the principal audiologist at Mackay Hearing and she is passionate about providing high-quality health focused hearing services in Mackay and throughout our region. Ms Miles has over 10 years experience in both government and private hearing clinics in Mackay. She is a fully qualified audiologist, having obtained a Masters of Audiology from the University of Queensland in 2006. Ms Miles also has a qualification is speech pathology, having completed a Bachelor of Speech Pathology with honours (also at the University of Queensland) in 2004.

Mackay Hearing is a new audiological centre in Mackay, although Ms Miles is well known in the industry throughout her previous work. Ms Miles prides herself on using quality products and staying up to date with the latest technology and research.

Mackay Hearing is currently focused on Hearing Awareness Week, taking place from August 21 and August 27. To help promote hearing health in Mackay, Mackay Hearing will be hosting activities throughout the month of August.

The first event will be a senior’s health information session on August 25 at 9am in the Seniors Citizens Hall on Macalister St. It will feature a presentation on healthy eating by Naturopath Jody Walker and a hearing health presentation by Ms Miles. To RSVP for the event contact Mackay Hearing on 4952 4649 by August 19.

Ms Miles will also have a stall set up at Mackay Regional Council’s Seniors Expo on August 16, to help those with any concerns or queries about their hearing health. The Seniors Expo is presented by Mackay Regional Council and there will be refreshments and a barbeque lunch available on the day. It will be free to enter the event and raffles and prizes will also be drawn through the day.

To further promote hearing health in the region, Ms Miles will be conducting free hearing screens in Mackay, Sarina and the Pioneer Valley. A hearing screen is a quick test to monitor your hearing health and to identify if you need more testing. All of the information regarding the free hearing screens can be found at mackayhearing.com.au, including where you can book in to secure a spot. Alternatively, you can call the Mackay Hearing clinic for further information.

The Ooralea clinic is located on 160 Boundary Rd, Ooralea. Mackay Hearing is open Monday to Saturday from 8.30am-4.30pm and Thursday nights by appointment.

 

Article appeared in the Daily Mercury’s Health Guide 2016 on 2 August 2016.

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Find out more about Mackay Hearing at mackayhearing.com.au or call 4952 4649.

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