Daily Archives: August 18, 2020

What You Need To Know About Hearing Care In Nursing Homes

Having a relative or loved one in a nursing home is never easy. Will they be safe? Will someone make sure they’re eating enough? Will someone be looking after their physical and mental health diligently? Obviously, you will have many concerns when deciding if, when, and where to place your loved one in a nursing home, but one important part of the care that can be easy to forget about is hearing care. Hearing Care is Often Overlooked The vast majority (70-90%) of adults will eventually be affected by long term hearing loss in some capacity. Despite this, hearing care is one of the least considered aspects of nursing home care, and many nurses overlook it. One study of a nursing home found that only 11% of residents had even had a hearing loss screening in the past year. For Read More +