CDA Hearing Help – Hearing Aid Maintenance Centres

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CDA Hearing Help is part of Cambridgeshire Deaf Association. They run free NHS Hearing Aid Maintenance centres across the county where they can clean and re-tube NHS hearing aids, supply new batteries, and offer information and advice about hearing loss.

What to expect

There are monthly drop-in sessions at various locations across Cambridgeshire. In South Cambs district these are held in Balsham, Bar Hill, Cambourne, Fulbourn, Girton, Great Shelford, Histon (from 11 July 2024),  Melbourn, Gamblingay and Sawston. Visit the CDA website for details of locations and timings.

There is no need to book an appointment – just go along. All of the venues are accessible and there will be signage directing you to the session.

You can expect to receive support from a passionate and caring team of staff and volunteers, many of whom have shared experience of hearing loss. They are able to clean and re-tube your hearing aid and give you replacement hearing aid batteries, as well as offer more general support and advice around hearing loss. It’s free to attend the sessions and there is no fee for any of the services.

The team are keen to recruit more volunteers to help with these sessions. It would only require a commitment of two hours per month. To express interest or find out more about the role email [email protected].

More information

Cambridgeshire Hearing Help have been delivering services for local Cambridgeshire people with hearing loss since 1978, originally under the name of CAMTAD. Their mission is to reduce the impact of hearing loss on people’s lives across Cambridgeshire. Through these Hearing Aid Maintenance centres they aim to help ease the burden of living with hearing loss, and enable individuals to maintain their independence and enjoy life.

The sessions are provided in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council’s Sensory Services and Cambridgeshire’s NHS Audiology Providers: Addenbrookes Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, and Specsavers.

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The service is completely free.

How to contact

Where to go

Bar Hill Church
Meeting Room
Viking Way
Bar Hill CB23 8EH

Cambourne Hub
High Street
Great Cambourne CB23 6GW

Fulbourn Village Library
Haggis Gap
Cambridge CB21 5HD

Girton Baptist Church
103 High Street
Cambridge CB3 0QQ

Great Shelford Free Church
Ashen Green
Great Shelford
CB22 5EY

Histon Baptist Church
Station Road
CB24 9LQ (from 11 July 2024)

Melbourn Community Centre
Vicarage Close Community Room

Gamlingay Baptist Church
Stocks Lane
Sandy SG19 3JR

Chapelfield Way Community Hall
Sawston CB22 3GB

Balsham Bowls Club
Church Lane
Cambridge CB21 4DS

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