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Can:Do Hearing – Providing
hearing loss solutions
You may remember the name
- Hearing Loss Solutions. They
provided exceptional service and
hearing loss solutions at their
audiology clinics at South Tce in the
City and Main Road, Blackwood and
also at a visiting clinic at Brighton.
Well their name has changed but
their service hasn’t – they are now
called Can:Do Hearing.
The friendly professional staff are
still very focused on what they can
do for you and continue to ensure
that all their customers receive the
best advice and the best solutions
for their hearing requirements.
As one of a very few South
Australian not for profit audiology
clinics they are proud to support
Can:Do 4Kids and Deaf Can:Do,
with all proceeds from the clinics
helping deaf, blind and sensory
impaired South Australians. Their
name change brings them even
closer to the Can:Do charities.
They are also one of only a handful
of clinics in South Australia that are
completely independent of hearing
aid manufacturers. They fit a very
large range of devices from many
different companies and that means
that they are not pushy or biased
and will offer solutions that are right
Can:Do Hearing is accredited by the
Australian Government to provide
hearing services and hearing aids to
eligible pensioners and veterans free
of charge (conditions apply).
They can also assist hard of hearing
clients who continue to participate
in the workforce to seek funding
assistance from the government for
Can:Do Hearing believes there is no
need for you to suffer the isolation
that hearing loss can cause. If you
are not enjoying social situations
with your family and friends because
of difficulty hearing, take advantage
of their free hearing test today.
What happens during a hearing
• The audiologist will ask about your
ears and hearing.
• Your ears will be inspected.
• You will be given clear instructions
for the hearing test.
• Headphones will be placed over
• You will indicate when you hear a
• The audiologist wants to find the
softest tones you can hear in each
• Other tests may then be
• All results will be explained and
further action discussed.
For further information call
FUHS on 8204 5959 or visit the
A service promoting Excellence
in Hearing Health Care
Hearing Assessments & Advice • Hearing Aid Fittings & Aftercare
Tinnitus Management • Group Information Sessions
FUHS provides hearing aids privately and NOT under the Commonwealth Government Voucher scheme
A service of Flinders University
For further information call:
or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Will you recognise your heart attack?
Feeling nauseous, dizzy, clammy
and experiencing jaw or back pain?
You could be having a heart attack.
Symptoms differ from person
to person, may not always be
sudden or severe and can include
discomfort in the arms, shoulders,
neck, jaw or back, however, research
shows that over 70% of people are
unaware of the range of signs.
Tightness, pressure or pain in
the centre of the chest possibly
spreading to other parts of the
body, shortness of breath, a
choking feeling in the throat,
heaviness of the arms, cold sweats,
or light headedness may also be
Alarmingly, only one in six people
experiencing warning signs say
they would call an ambulance
immediately, and about 50% adopt
a “wait and see” approach.
Sadly 25% of heart attack victims
die within an hour of their first
symptom. Immediate action is
If you think you may be having a
heart attack call Triple Zero (000) for
an ambulance – treatment starts as
soon as you call.
The Heart Foundation’s current hard-
hitting Will you recognise your heart
attack? campaign is a major initiative
aiming to save lives by increasing
awareness and empowering South
Australians to act quickly.
To get your Action Plan visit
call 1300 362 787.
Does someone you live with mumble...
with free parking...
262 South Tce, Adelaide
Shop 7/200 Main Rd, Blackwood
We also offer appointments at our
Brighton Visiting Clinic
28 King George Ave, Hove
Our name may have changed, but our service delivery has not.
We are still:
• not for profit;
• independent; and
• provide initial hearing test FREE
for over 25 year olds.
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